Casey Stranges


Casey Stranges is a reporter based in Sudbury.

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David Popescu of Sudbury guilty of willfully promoting hatred, judge says

David Pospecu, the Sudbury man who distributed DVDs calling for then-Premier Kathleen Wynne to be put to death, was found guilty in Sudbury court of willfully promoting hatred.

U.S. demand for guns causing supply 'pinch' for northern Ontario hunters

Hunters in northern Ontario may have a difficult time buying guns and ammunition this fall, as stock and shipments from the U.S. have hit a bit of a supply chain “pinch.”

Superior Court rejects Kingsway Entertainment District challenge

Dario Zulich, the property developer whose vision for the Kingsway Entertainment District has drawn criticism from activists and legal challenges from local business owners, says it’s time to move forward.

'No science' to back up cormorant hunt claims, northern Ontario property owners say

The much-maligned cormorant may be getting some help from an unlikely source: cottagers on Georgian Bay.

With Olympic trials nearing, swimmers petition to reopen Laurentian University's pool

Swimmers are petitioning Laurentian University to reopen the Jeno Tihanyi swimming pool. It's the only Olympic-sized pool in northern Ontario, but the university says it has no plans to open the pool for its varsity teams, or anyone else, this year.

Dario Zulich's 'heart is pounding' as OHL gives green light for 2020 season

Dario Zulich, the owner of the Sudbury Wolves, says news that the Ontario Hockey League is planning to start its season has got his "heart pounding."

Sudbury MPP says teachers, parents 'in the dark' as school year approaches

Sudbury MPP Jamie West is coming to the aid of a Sudbury teacher who feels that kids aren’t prepared– and schools aren’t ready– for a safe return to the classroom in September.

'Project Now' promises big cost savings, no delay with downtown arena rebuild

Tim James says he’s not out to criticize any city councillors, or any other projects in Sudbury with his new idea.

Expect more earthquakes as mines dig deeper, Vale says

Mining giant Vale says seismic activity around its Sudbury-area mines is likely linked to its deep drilling operations, and that it’s a possibility that more incidents will follow.

'It's incredibly disrespectful' Killarney residents say as tourists flout COVID-19 rules

Brian Solomon, who grew up in Killarney, a tourist town of approximately 380 people on Ontario’s Georgian Bay, has spurred a group of villagers to send a message to visitors.

Sudburians not rushing to stockpile despite coronavirus concerns

Christina Merrin says it was a post on social media that got her family thinking about stocking up on basics as the new cases of the coronavirus emerge in Ontario. 

Sudbury 'mentality' a challenge, say outreach workers as needle count on rise

As Sudbury continues to grapple with its opioid crisis, workers with the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth– one of the community groups who pick up discarded syringes– say they’re concerned about finding more needles on Sudbury streets.

Laurentian mascot 'under review' as campus aims for more inclusivity

Laurentian University says Victor the Voyageur — a bearded, toque-wearing caricature of a French-Canadian explorer — is currently shelved in storage while a committee reviews the need for a mascot.

User fees won't affect less fortunate, Kivi Park Foundation says

The executive director of the Kivi Park Foundation says the group won’t let money be a factor for those who want to use the park’s trails.

Sudbury drug report nearing final phase, health unit says

Public Health Sudbury and Districts is nearing the final phase of a major study into drug use in the city.