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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Family bison farm in northeastern Ontario celebrates 50 years

Pierre Bélanger bought one female bison 50 years ago. Today, his family’s herd near the northern Ontario town of Earlton is more than 400 animals strong. 

Greater Sudbury sees 25% more collisions in 2022 than last year

There have been 25 per cent more reported collisions in Greater Sudbury so far this year, compared to the same period last year.

Social network for older adults sets sights for northeastern Ontario expansion

A new social network aimed at adults ages 50 and over is expanding to northeastern Ontario.

Red light cameras in Sudbury, Ont., online starting today

The City of Greater Sudbury’s six new red light cameras are active starting today, the city has confirmed.

Wolves to stay in Sudbury as OHL team celebrates 50 years, says owner

As the Sudbury Wolves celebrate 50 years in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), the team’s owner says the franchise will stay in the northern Ontario city.

Laurentian University starts 'new chapter' with important vote, says union

A vote in favour of Laurentian University’s plan of arrangement begins a “new chapter” for the Sudbury, Ont., university as it sets the stage to exit insolvency proceedings that have lasted 19 months.

Laurentian University's creditors vote in favour of plan that allows school's survival

Laurentian University's creditors have voted in favour of a plan of arrangement that sets the roadmap for the Sudbury, Ont., university to exit its insolvency proceedings, allowing it to continue to operate.

Mushkegowuk Council declares state of emergency due to nursing shortages

The Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs, which represents seven First Nations in Ontario's far north, has declared a state of emergency due to an ongoing health-care crisis caused by staffing shortages.

Most colleges and universities in northeast drop COVID-19 mandates

The majority of northeastern Ontario’s post-secondary institutions have dropped masking and vaccine mandates as they head into a new academic year.

Quiet forest fire season in northern Ontario so far, says Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

There have been 226 confirmed forest fires in the region so far, compared to 1,176 during the same period last year, according to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.