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Arron Pickard

Arron Pickard

Arron Pickard is the news editor for Northern Life. He also covers general interest news for Sudbury.com. Follow him on Twitter @arronpickard. He can be reached by email at apickard@sudbury.com.

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Recent Work by Arron

Applied research at Cambrian gets a $2M injection

Applied research at Cambrian gets a $2M injection

Two new pre-apprenticeship projects also announced Monday
Sudbury's first turfed ball field unveiled with a little help from some Blue Jays favourites

Sudbury's first turfed ball field unveiled with a little help from some Blue Jays favourites

A $150K grant helps build fully-accessible facility and baseball players are loving it
New playground at Place Hurtubise creating 'sense of community'

New playground at Place Hurtubise creating 'sense of community'

City will be renewing 15 playgrounds this year as part of  Imagine Project
PHOTOS: N'Swakamok hosts National Indigenous Peoples Day at Bell Park

PHOTOS: N'Swakamok hosts National Indigenous Peoples Day at Bell Park

Thousand of people turn out to take in the sights and sounds of First Nations culture
Public Health: With death rates climbing, it's clear Sudbury needs a permanent injection site

Public Health: With death rates climbing, it's clear Sudbury needs a permanent injection site

Nickel City has one of the highest rates in the province for opioid-related deaths, but a needs assessment study will take a year to complete
Police constable ordered to forfeit 90 hours for discreditable conduct

Police constable ordered to forfeit 90 hours for discreditable conduct

Punishment handed down to Robert Rheaume for disparaging social media comments he made in March last year
GoFundMe page lands suspended cop in another disciplinary hearing

GoFundMe page lands suspended cop in another disciplinary hearing

Robert Rheaume charged with more discreditable conduct, as well as insubordination
Bail decision reserved for man facing manslaughter charge for opioid overdose

Bail decision reserved for man facing manslaughter charge for opioid overdose

Three sureties sworn in with $7,500 responsibility if bail granted
Happy anniversary: Dozens of Sudburians join day of action against Tory cuts

Happy anniversary: Dozens of Sudburians join day of action against Tory cuts

Unions protest 'devastating' cuts as June 7 marks one year since Conservatives took office 
Close call: Capreol family hope public can help ID man who side-swiped them

Close call: Capreol family hope public can help ID man who side-swiped them

Couple with two children in their vehicle narrowly avoided a head-on collision