2021

Provincial Funds Enhance Support to Local Mental Health and Addictions Services
March 22, 2021
Provincial Funds Enhance Support to Local Mental Health and Addictions Services

The City of Greater Sudbury will enhance support to vulnerable residents living with mental health and/or addictions thanks to provincial funding of nearly $900,000.

Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Now Open
March 22, 2021
Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Now Open

The City of Greater is now accepting applications for volunteer firefighters.

Statement from Mayor Bigger on the passing of Charlie Rapsky
March 18, 2021
Statement from Mayor Bigger on the passing of Charlie Rapsky

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Charlie Rapsky, a beacon of Greater Sudbury’s arts community.

Paramedics helping homebound residents in Greater Sudbury receive COVID-19 vaccinations at home as part of innovative local pilot
March 16, 2021
Paramedics helping homebound residents in Greater Sudbury receive COVID-19 vaccinations at home as part of innovative local pilot

Close partnerships and a spirit of innovation have paved the way for City of Greater Sudbury and Public Health Sudbury & Districts to launch a pilot project in which local paramedics administer COVID-19 vaccine directly in the homes of homebound individuals who are born in 1941 or earlier or who receive chronic home care services.

COVID-19 Update: Greater Sudbury Placed in Lockdown Beginning March 12
March 12, 2021
COVID-19 Update: Greater Sudbury Placed in Lockdown Beginning March 12

As local cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Province has moved Greater Sudbury into the Grey – Lockdown category of the COVID-19 response framework, beginning Friday, March 12. The Province is activating an “emergency brake” in the region due to address concerning trends in public health indicators.

Statement from the Mayor - March 11, 2021
March 11, 2021
Statement from the Mayor - March 11, 2021

Friends and fellow residents,

Today brought the news we were hoping to avoid: Greater Sudbury is going back into lockdown as of midnight tonight. Based on the advice of its Chief Medical Officer, and in consultation with our local Medical Officer of Health, the Province is activating an “emergency brake” due to the concerning local trends.

Outdoor Skating Wraps Up
March 10, 2021
Outdoor Skating Wraps Up

The Ramsey Lake Skating Path, Queen’s Athletic Skating Oval and municipal outdoor rinks are now closed for the season.

City Prepares for Spring Thaw
March 9, 2021
City Prepares for Spring Thaw

The City's Road Maintenance crews, in partnership with community stakeholders, are actively monitoring the spring thaw.

City Offering Bike Rack Discounts to Local Businesses
March 9, 2021
City Offering Bike Rack Discounts to Local Businesses

The City of Greater Sudbury is once again offering local businesses assistance to accommodate the growing number of cyclists in our community.

City of Greater Sudbury Sites Receive Accessibility Certification
March 8, 2021
City of Greater Sudbury Sites Receive Accessibility Certification

The City of Greater Sudbury is proud to have seven facilities achieve a Rick Hansen Accessibility Certification.

COVID-19 Update: Greater Sudbury Implements Additional Measures to Combat Rising COVID-19 Numbers
March 6, 2021
COVID-19 Update: Greater Sudbury Implements Additional Measures to Combat Rising COVID-19 Numbers

As local cases continue to rise, the Province has moved Greater Sudbury into the Red – Control category of the COVID-19 response framework, beginning Monday, March 8. 

Greater Sudbury Solidifies Position as Global Mining Hub at PDAC Virtual Mining Convention
March 8, 2021
Greater Sudbury Solidifies Position as Global Mining Hub at PDAC Virtual Mining Convention

The City of Greater Sudbury will solidify its stature as a global mining hub during the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention from March 8 to 11, 2021.

Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors Meet to Discuss Key Issues
March 4, 2021
Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors Meet to Discuss Key Issues

The Mayors from Northern Ontario’s five largest municipalities met Wednesday, March 3rd to discuss a number of key issues affecting the region.

Statement from the Mayor - March 2, 2021
March 2, 2021
Statement from the Mayor - March 2, 2021

As we have learned from the Medical Officer of Health, Greater Sudbury has just seen its highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases.

Eligible Residents Reminded to Apply for Property Tax Rebates
February 19, 2021
Eligible Residents Reminded to Apply for Property Tax Rebates

The deadline to apply for the Registered Charity Rebate program and applications under Section 357 of the Municipal Act, is March 1, 2021.

2020 Construction Season Wraps up with Over $98 Million in Major Projects Completed
February 19, 2021
2020 Construction Season Wraps up with Over $98 Million in Major Projects Completed

2020 was a busy construction season with a total investment of more than $98.7 million into the city’s roads, water, sewer and active transportation networks, as well as bridges and large culverts.

Taking action toward a Net-Zero Greater Sudbury
February 18, 2021
Taking action toward a Net-Zero Greater Sudbury

In support of the Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP), the City of Greater Sudbury has released its plan outlining the climate change actions it will undertake over the next five years.

City Launches Transportation Demand Management Community Grant Program
February 18, 2021
City Launches Transportation Demand Management Community Grant Program

In June 2018, City Council adopted the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan, which outlines an approach to deliver programs and initiatives to complement transit, walking and cycling infrastructure.

Doors Open to Nevada for Northern Ontario Mining Supply and Service Companies
February 16, 2021
Doors Open to Nevada for Northern Ontario Mining Supply and Service Companies

Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation (ONEDC), an alliance of economic development entities in northern Ontario, is rolling out an initiative that will connect small to medium-sized mining supply and service companies with markets in the Nevada gold and silver mining district.

Statement from the Mayor - February 15
February 15, 2021
Statement from the Mayor - February 15

Friends and fellow residents,

With today being Family Day - I hope everyone is taking the time to reflect, relax and enjoy a day off. This Family Day is like no other. For close to a year, most of us have been spending a lot of time with family.