Benjamin Aubé

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Benjamin Aubé is a journalist based out of Sudbury. If you have a story you'd like to share, email him at benjamin.aube@cbc.ca

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Ontario Northland freight train service interrupted after derailment in Hearst

Four freight cars from an Ontario Northland train carrying lumber derailed Friday morning in Hearst.

International artists pushing limits at 6th Fair of Alternative Art in Sudbury

Over 30 artists from Canada and around the world have been handed the keys to the former Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague school on MacKenzie Street near downtown Sudbury.

City of Greater Sudbury hoping for boost in voter turnout on municipal election day

City of Greater Sudbury residents can vote from anywhere through a computer or mobile device with internet access this municipal election. City clerk and solicitor Eric Labelle notes there will also be 23 official voting locations set up across the city on Monday.

Greater Sudbury election candidates troubled by 'creative ways to subvert voting process'

The City of Greater Sudbury’s first all-electronic municipal election is raising some questions about how hands-on those running for office should be when it comes to helping residents exercise their right to vote.

Timmins mayor says audit of Stars and Thunder expenses would be "waste of taxpayer dollars"

In Timmins, the Stars and Thunder music and fireworks festival continues to be a major point of contention ahead of the October 22nd municipal election. At the centre of the debate is the more than $2 million dollar deficit the event has posted over the past two years.

'Uncomfortable at times' as incumbent put on defensive at final Greater Sudbury mayoral debate

Seniors issues were expected to be the major focus of the final all-candidates mayoral debate in Greater Sudbury, but incumbent mayor Brian Bigger once again found himself with a target squarely on his back.

Workers, labour activists in Sudbury sound alarm on proposed changes to Bill 148

Sudbury labour representatives, politicians and residents raised the alarm regarding proposed changes to Ontario’s minimum wage laws at a town hall meeting organized by the Ontario NDP on Wednesday night.

Greater Sudbury powerlifter named to Team Canada for Special Olympics World Games

It’s mission accomplished for a powerlifter from Greater Sudbury. 27-year-old Josée Séguin has been named a member of Team Canada for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Greater Sudbury candidates get creative to stand out from crowd

In New Sudbury, a horse-drawn wagon, covered in campaign signs was an unusual sight earlier this week, for residents of the suburban neighbourhood.

Greater Sudbury mayoral candidates get down to business

In Greater Sudbury, municipal election candidates have been spending plenty of time talking about ways to bolster economic development and job creation in the city.

Hitting the brakes: Incumbent mayor says 'no miracle solution' for fixing roads in Greater Sudbury

Roads and potholes. Nearly every candidate campaigning in Greater Sudbury’s municipal election are talking about them. But are they much more than a catchphrase?

City can do more to protect environment Sudbury mayoral candidates say

Seven of the 11 mayoral candidates in Greater Sudbury spent much of their time agreeing with each other at the Good Green Town Hall Wednesday night.

Backyard hens still illegal in Greater Sudbury, vote deferred in favour of consultation

Greater Sudbury city council voted nearly unanimously to send a report on backyard chickens back to staff, asking that more consultation be done with local residents, as well as with other communities that have tried making similar changes to allow homegrown hens in residential areas.

Sudburians celebrate Francophone roots today with flag-raisings

Joanne Gervais has a close connection to the green and white Franco-Ontarian flag that’s adorned with both a fleur-de-lys and a trillium. Her brother, Gaetan, co-created it back in 1975.

Customers say 'access to money' an issue as downtown Sudbury banks lock doors overnight

Five major banking institutions sit within a two-block area in downtown Sudbury, but patrons looking to withdraw cash to spend during a night downtown may find themselves out of luck.