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Northern Credit Union donates $10,000 to United Way

We post the following to highlight the good work done by local businesses during the ongoing pandemic. As most Capreol residents well know, Northern Credit Union has a branch in our town. For anyone considering a financial institution—whether for savings, loans, or everyday banking—give Northern a look. It's support for…

Not the ‘Arena Debate’ Again?!

Much like the seven-headed hydra of lore, the Greater Sudbury arena debate will simply not die. Lop off one argument and another two—each even more ridiculous than the original—take its place. Now, before you go rolling your eyes at yet another column bemoaning the fortune being spent on the Kingsway…

Terror Train 2020—Is a Go!

Good news, horror fans. Capreol's iconic Halloween haunt is back! That's right, the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre is going ahead with it's annual Terror Train extravaganza…modified to be CoVid-safe. This fall prepare yourself for a drive-thru to remember, Inferno 6077 is a 'fully produced theatrical drive-in style'…

In the Beginning

Capreol famously celebrated its centennial just two summers back, in 2018. A great time was had by all. But if you think our little railroad town only got its start one-hundred years prior to that memorable event…you’re sadly mistaken. A bit of cursory online research reveals that there was a…


It is the August long weekend as I write this. In normal times that would mean Capreol Days would be in full swing—people flocking to town, events and festivities crowding our downtown, and a good time being had by all. Unfortunately, 2020 has been an ‘off’ year. Most public gatherings…

NORMHC to Open in August—By Appointment

Good news, rail fans! Capreol's much-loved railroad museum is opening in 2020. Better late than never is the consensus opinion. Starting August 1st, as laid out in the following press release, the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre will offer guided tours from Tuesday to Sunday until September 6.…

What I’m Watching—DUE SOUTH

Given all the turbulence taking place in the world today I find myself longing for comfort and security…even on TV. Gone are the days when I enjoyed morally ambiguous heroes. Now I want a white hat to cheer for, a good guy, someone willing to stand up for the people…