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Local Author’s Novel a ‘Must Read’

A deep dive into the best parts of science fiction—thrilling and thought-provoking! Naïda is Overton’s best book yet. I buy him on sight and never regret the choice. The name 'Scott Overton' might ring a bell. Not only is he an acclaimed novelist and a much sought-after audiobook narrator, he also spent…

Moose Mountain Mine, Part 1

We here at love old photos. The older the better. Especially when those photos are related to our town and its history. Sharing Capreol's story is the main reason this site came to be. Today we have some truly great pictures of 'the mine'. For those unfamiliar with our…

Reading Town Sudbury Returns

For those looking for some family-friendly fun there's good news. Reading Town Sudbury is returning. And this time there's a Capreol connection. That's right, our town's own Bonnie Mathieu—author and illustrator extraordinaire—will be reading selections from her charming children's books. We've posted a couple samples of her amazing artwork to…

Milnet Memories

Capreol is lucky. We've got three ghost towns in our backyard. Today we're focussing on one: Milnet. Why that town? Because we've been given some great photos of the community and wanted an excuse to share them with our followers. First, there are the industrial pictures. Milnet was, as the…

Capreol-Set Novel Released

April 13, 2021 marked a turning point for the town of Capreol. That is the day ECW Press, an award-winning Canadian publishing company, released Savage Gerry. The novel is a page-turning tour de force written by former Capreol-resident John Jantunen. Jantunen's first novel, Cypher, was short-listed for the Kobo Emerging Writer…

Hold the Ladder

There’s been another racially-motivated shooting in the good old USA. Gun violence is nothing new for our American neighbours, many of whom still spout “Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition” as some sort of macho mantra. This time an angry young white man, “having a bad day” according to…

A Sporting Chance

We’re in a sporting mood at lately. Not only is curling season finally in full swing—with a nifty local connection—but several other athletes with Capreol ties are being honoured with induction into the Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame. Ever since its 1965 founding, the Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of has worked…

Capreol Curling and the Hearts Connection

Sports fans across Canada are celebrating. The 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts is finally underway…and it couldn't have come at a better time. CoVid concerns have changed the annual event — most notably moving it from Thunder Bay, ON to a behind-closed-doors ‘bubble’ in Calgary, AB. Running February 19-28 the ‘Scotties’, our…

Fortress Future

According to the news, there’s either a terrorist or a psychopath hiding around every corner*. We’re not even safe at home, apparently. It’s only a matter of time before we’re all slaughtered in our sleep**! If you listen to the alarmists in the media, you’re not only locking your doors,…

President Asterisk

What do Donald Trump, Barry Bonds, and Russia’s 2014 Olympic team all have in common? Cheating! They are all proven cheats—dirty, rotten cheats. Sure, some apologists argue that ‘results are what matter’ but they’re wrong. Accolades and records are all well and good…for now. History, however, is the only true judge and…