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new-versus-established-neighbourhoods-imageDeciding where to look for a new home is one of the biggest decisions you will make as a future homebuyer. Unlike virtually everything else about a home, one thing you can never change is the neighbourhood where the home is located. Therefore, it’s important to make an informed decision about where you want to live and to visit several possible areas. After narrowing your search down to neighbourhoods that are convenient to your work, or to your child’s school, or are just places you would like to live, one of the first questions you must ask yourself is whether you would prefer to live in a new neighbourhood or an established one. There is no easy answer; there are pros and cons to both.  

Established Neighbourhoods

If you have ever

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Sudbury-events-for-August-2015-concertIt's still summer, and the community schedule is alive and well. August brings more interesting and fun events to Sudbury. We put together a list of just some of the activities happening in our city. You don't want to miss anything!

"Fiddler on the Roof"

August 6-9

The Sudbury Theatre Centre will present this classic story from Thursday through Sunday. Times are 8:00 pm Thursday through Saturday nights plus 2:00 pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday. This play won nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964 and addresses threats to a minority group which is an issue we still see in our current society. It is also includes humour and a glimpse of a significant historic era. Enjoy some local culture at 170 Shaughnessy Street in Sudbury. 

Vale Summer

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great-sudbury-neighbourhoods-skaterSudbury is full of wonderful communities, and we love to talk about them. Here are five more neighbourhoods in Sudbury that make for ideal places to live and raise a family in. They anchor different parts of the city and offer many positive aspects of family life as well as community activities for all ages.   

Minnow Lake

This area surrounds a lake and is just about the geographical centre of Greater Sudbury. That's right, a lake in the middle of the city! It has more public shoreline than any other area lake. Minnow Lake has an extensive website for interested readers.

Two community centres, tennis courts, two ball fields and an arena are right on the lake as well as other outdoor activity lots, including a skateboard park. There are a

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things-to-do-in-sudbury-science-northSudbury is known far and wide for the iconic Big Nickel and the Superstack that are reminiscent of the copper and nickel mining industries that thrived in the area for decades. In fact, it is estimated that there are 5,000 kilometres of mining tunnels beneath the community that were created from days gone by. Being the largest city in Northern Ontario, the city enjoys a diverse population and amenities similarly found in other large urban areas. ItĀ also offers a variety of unique points of interest that remain popular with many all year round, which means there are many things to do in Sudbury. Check out these four we found for you.

Science North

things-to-do-in-sudbury-science-north-aerialThe facility remains Ontario's most visited attraction and serves as a fascinating educational resource

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sudbury-events-for-july-2015-childrenJuly is Sudbury's hottest month, and it's not just the thermometers that get excited! Summer is in full swing, with families and singles getting out and about to enjoy everything our great city has to offer. Here's a selection of some great events that are happening in July:

Lunch On A Lake Concert

July 3

Get the month started with a relaxing free show at the Vale Living With Lakes Centre. Jamie Dupuis will play the guitar from 12:00 - 1:00 pm while you survey the calming waters and tuck into your lunch. This is a picnic-style event where you're responsible for your own food - bring something tasty! Centre staff recommend parking in Parking Lot 15 off South Bay Road.

To read the rest of this article, see the latest issue of Living in Sudbury

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sudbury-neighbourhoods-science-center-northThe busy metropolis of Greater Sudbury is in central Northeastern Ontario in the Great Lakes Basin. Located on the Canadian Shield of this region, this city is a fascinating combination of urban and suburban communities, along with less populated rural and wilderness locales. Covering 3,267 square kilometres of land, it is the largest municipality within this province and Canada's second biggest city with a population of nearly 160,400. Geographically, Greater Sudbury is known for its impressive 330 lakes, one of which is Lake Wanapitei, the largest lake located within a Canadian city.

Attractive Neighbourhoods of Greater Sudbury

New residents of Greater Sudbury have a choice of varied attractive residential neighbourhoods for locating available

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sudbury-events-for-june-2015-symphonyThe month of June; warmer temperatures and the month of school before summer vacation begins! Our beautiful city also has plenty of activities to enjoy. Below are some of the most exciting Sudbury events for June.

Laurentian Pipe Band Lessons

Every Monday

If you want to learn how to play a new instrument or even if you are already experienced with pipes, drums, or highland dancing, then the Laurentian Pipe Band may be for you. Every Monday in June at 7:00 pm, you can take beginner lessons for highland dancing, bagpipes, and drums – all free! It takes place at Laurentian University on Ramsey Lake Road.

Kill the Keg Draught Beer

Every Friday

Beer lovers will love the Kill the Keg Draught Beer event occurring at Hardrock 42 Gastropub in

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Your neighbours are the people whom you may have to live with for a few months to countless years. Taking the time and effort to get to know them now will foster countless rewards in the future. You'll make countless friends, forge long-lasting relationships, and experience some of the most unique people you'll ever find. That should give you plenty of incentive to meet your neighbours.

The problem is that not every neighbour is easy to meet. You seem to always miss your neighbours or to catch them when they don't have time for proper introductions. Let's take a look at some ways that you can improve your chances of a happy introduction with your neighbours. We'll explore everything from methods that make you available to more direct approaches of

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These two far northern and two most southern Sudbury neighbourhoods may be new areas of exploration for residents in and around the city. Each one is unique, but also self-contained, for those who live in them. The local identity of each area is part of the charm, so enjoy finding out about these neighbourhoods. 

Hanmer

Hanmer, the township, was established in 1900. It's about three or four miles south of Capreol, and has four schools: Ecole Secondaire Hanmer, Ecole Publique Foyer-Jenuesse, Redwood Acres Public School and Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic School. The Sudbury Catholic District School Board is also in Hanmer for good measure. The centre of Hanmer is around Old Highway 69, or Notre Dame Avenue, and Route 80. It is about 16 miles, or 26

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