SANTA’S COMING TO CAPREOL!

Capreol will once again be celebrating the Christmas season in style with the return of the much anticipated Candle Walk, Tree Lighting and Capreol Santa Claus Parade. SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR MANY PARTNERS, SPONSORS, & CONTRIBUTORS. HOPE TO HAVE YOU JOIN US IN OUR PROUD COMMUNITY OF CAPREOL TO…

Growing Up on Capreol’s “Old Diversion”

Written by Patrick Sweezey and originally posted on CapreolOnline The railway main line in Capreol was moved from the west to the east side of the Vermillion River in 1911 to facilitate the connection of the branch line from North Bay. The old line was under construction in 1906 and…

Mayoral Debate

In what can only be called a "coup" for the town of Capreol, we have the candidates for mayor gathering in our community arena on October 5 at 7pm. Few details have been confirmed beyond the when and where. All nine mayoral candidates have been invited. Which will make the…

Get Ready to Vote

It's that time again, voting season. October 24th is the big day when municipal residents get to cast their ballots. The operation of Greater Sudbury for the next four year hinges on this election and those elected to represent the various wards. If you live in Capreol then you vote…

Local Playwright seeks Memories of Lions Club EXP0 ‘ 67 Field Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact: Lisa Coleman-Brown Phone:   705-693-0947 Email:     lisacolemanbrown@fibreop.ca LOCAL PLAYWRIGHT AWARDED OAC GRANT Seeks People with Memories of Lions Club Field Trip to Expo67 GARSON, ON, September 7, 2022:   Lisa Coleman-Brown, a member of the Sudbury Writers’ Guild and Playwrights Guild of Canada, has been awarded an Ontario Arts Council Theatre Recommender…

Have Yourself a MERRY CAPREOL

2022's August long-weekend saw untold excitement in our town. Not only did Capreol Days return after an extended pandemic hiatus but MadCap Publishing released its 10th book: Merry Capreol. For those who haven't heard of MadCap Publishing, or its many Capreol-centred titles, here's the lowdown: Founded in 2009 with the…

Conspiracy Theories: They’re Not Just for Nutjobs Anymore

Not everyone is up to date on everything. Even experts can be staggeringly ignorant outside their chosen field. We all know someone who can rattle of sports stats going back eighty years but can’t balance their chequebook or have a friend who can rebuild a car from the ground up…

Gone Fishing

Northern Ontario has long been a fisherman’s paradise. With thousand of freshwater lakes and rivers, many in isolated locals, there is world-class fishing to be found all over our region. Most residents have “dipped a line” at least once in their lifetimes. The sport is not for everyone—"boring” and “monotonous”…

The Audion Theatre

Capreol was once a self-sufficient community. Residents lived, worked, and shopped within our town's borders and never needed to leave—everything necessary for everyday living was within walking distance. In fact, at one time it was more common for Capreolites to travel to Toronto (by train) than it was to make…