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Lively's Dogpatch to be rebranded as Little Creighton

A small cluster of 50 houses just outside of Lively in Greater Sudbury — known as ‘Dogpatch’ for decades — is about to be rebranded by its residents.
Greater Sudbury Ward 2 Councillor Michael Vagnini stands next to Teena Steffler, who is a long-time resident of what was once known as Dogpatch. The community there is looking be renamed to Little Creighton. (Erik White/CBC)

A small cluster of 50 houses just outside of Lively in Greater Sudbury — known as 'Dogpatch' for decades — is about to be rebranded by its residents.

Residents there told CBC News they plan to put up signs and have Sudbury's mayor read an official proclamation next month, which will state the community's new name is Little Creighton.

That name is in honour of the former INCO mining town that once existed down the road.

CBC Sudbury reporter Erik White spoke with ward councillor Michael Vagnini and long-time resident Teena Steffler about their plans: