Sarah MacMillan

Sarah MacMillan is a reporter with CBC Sudbury. She previously worked with CBC P.E.I. You can contact her at

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Wiikwemkoong educator stars in picture book celebrating Anishinaabe traditions

Nimkii Lavell is a former school librarian and now the land-based learning lead for the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education on Manitoulin Island in northern Ontario. Lavell recently had a first: Reading a picture book where he's the title character.

Only two companies submitted bids for KED construction contract

Only two companies have submitted bids to design and construct Sudbury's Kingsway Entertainment District, in response to a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the city. Concerns from Coun. Geoff McCausland over competitiveness led to a dustup with the Mayor during Thursday's city council meeting.

Sudbury's supervised consumption site to open within weeks

Sudbury's long-awaited supervised consumption site is weeks away from opening its doors to people wanting to use drugs under medical supervision, and those seeking supports or safer drug supplies.

Sudbury's 'Cycling Grannies' give back to Lake Laurentian Conservation Area

A group of outdoor enthusiast in Sudbury is giving back to the community, with a gift to the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.

Sudbury to consider adding universal washroom at city hall

The City of Greater Sudbury will explore the option of adding a universal washroom at Tom Davies Square — something disability advocates have been calling for. 

Sudbury, Ont., buyers say housing market pressure made them leap into bad purchase

A couple that bought a house in Sudbury, Ont., sight-unseen with no conditions says they got swept up in a hot housing market and now have major regrets. They're sharing their story as a cautionary tale to other would-be buyers on the importance of due diligence. 
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Particularly in the north, the opioid crisis is top of mind this Ontario election

When Felicia Fahey heads to the ballot box June 2, her cousin, Steven Legault, will be top of her thoughts. In September 2020, Legault died of an accidental overdose. For many Ontarians — particularly those in the north — the toll of addictions and a toxic drug supply is an important election issue.
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Candidates debate cost of living, homelessness at Sudbury debate

Candidates from three parties running to represent Sudbury in the legislative assembly shared their takes on issues related related to business and the economy at an event hosted by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Wednesday evening. 

Manitoulin hockey players speak out over racist 'war cries'

The conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l'Ontario (CSPGNO) said it will be implementing compulsory sessions on cultural sensitivity in all of its schools, following incidents involving students from École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier at recent hockey games.

Sudbury's Junction East plans coming into view

Sudbury city council will soon be making key decision about plans for a new library and art gallery building slated for the city's downtown core.