Jonathan Migneault

Digital reporter/editor

Jonathan Migneault is a CBC digital reporter/editor based in Sudbury. He is always looking for good stories about northeastern Ontario. Send story ideas to

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Three planned transmission lines in northeastern Ontario to cost $1.5B

There are three new transmission lines in the works for northeastern Ontario, that will cost an estimated $1.5 billion to build.

Speaker's honouring of former Nazi soldier reveals a complicated past, say historians

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota's failure to vet a Ukrainian WW II veteran who fought for Nazi Germany points to a lack of education in the West on 20th-century history in Eastern Europe, say historians. Rota stepped down as House Speaker after inviting Yaroslav Hunka to the Ukraine president's address to Canada's Parliament.

Pretending to be a patient is important work at NOSM University

Patrick Belec is a standardized patient at NOSM University, and he encourages others to do the same, pretending to be a patient to help medical students learn.

Sikh leader in Timmins, Ont., calls for strong Canadian response after murder allegations

A Sikh leader in Timmins, Ont., says Canada should not tolerate the murder of one of its citizens, if allegations from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are true.

Second group of First Nations bids to build and operate northeastern Ontario power line

A second Indigenous coalition has put forward a bid to build and operate a power line that would cover a 260-kilometre stretch from Wawa to Porcupine.

Average house price in Sudbury, Ont. drops slightly to $480K, according to Re/Max

Re/Max has released its fall outlook for Canada and it finds the average house price is down slightly in Sudbury, but it could go up again later this year.

Homeowners in Sudbury, Ont., fed up with construction project that's rained down Styrofoam-like bits

Homeowners in the Sudbury, Ont., neighbourhood of Minnow Lake say their yards have been covered with bits of a Styrofoam-like material from a nearby construction site, and both the province and the city say they're aware of the issue.

Organization gets $1.5M from the federal government to help Indigenous mental health workers

An organization that supports Indigenous mental health workers across Canada received $1.5 million in federal funding to help the workers cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teen from Sheguiandah First Nation wins creative writing award

14-year-old Jaymes Simon, of Sheguiandah First Nation on Manitoulin Island, is one of this year’s recipients of the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award.

Couple from northern B.C. walks across Canada to raise awareness around missing and murdered Indigenous people

A married couple from northern B.C. are walking across Canada to raise awareness around missing and murdered Indigenous people and to support local organizations that address the issue.