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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen is the associate content editor at Sudbury.com. She also covers education and the arts scene. Follow her on Twitter @HeidiUlrichsen. She can be reached by email at hulrichsen@sudbury.com.

Recent Work by Heidi

Celebrate Pride Month with Queer North Film Festival

Celebrate Pride Month with Queer North Film Festival

Pandemic meant film festival was cancelled outright in 2020, and then delayed in 2021
No accident: Laurentian 'strategically planned' for its insolvency, auditor general says in scathing report

No accident: Laurentian 'strategically planned' for its insolvency, auditor general says in scathing report

Bonnie Lysyk: Many people hired by Laurentian were ‘more focused on laying the track that guided the train toward the CCAA process’ than on working with the province and labour unions 
War-era wedding photo found in wallpaper sample book returned to Sudbury family

War-era wedding photo found in wallpaper sample book returned to Sudbury family

Barrydowne Paint said they’ve had the photo for years, and are happy it has been reunited with family members, thanks to social media
On the one-year insolvency anniversary, we ask what will Laurentian 2.0 look like?

On the one-year insolvency anniversary, we ask what will Laurentian 2.0 look like?

What is Laurentian’s future? We explored this question, among other topics, with the new chair of LU’s board, union leaders and a post-secondary consultant
Auditor general’s probe a factor in pushing back restructuring timeline, Laurentian president says

Auditor general’s probe a factor in pushing back restructuring timeline, Laurentian president says

University goes before the court next week with trio of requests: LU is asking for creditor protection to be extended to May 31 and that the current $35M DIP loan be replaced by province, as well as seeking permission to hire consultant for new strategic plan 
<b>Rainbow board responds to antisemitic incident at Manitoulin Secondary, similar to North Bay episode</b>

Rainbow board responds to antisemitic incident at Manitoulin Secondary, similar to North Bay episode

Group of boys allegedly goose-stepped through school’s halls, played Nazi Germany-era anthem 
‘Nerve-wracking’: Wife of trapped miner anxious as husband prepares for 2,500-foot climb to surface

‘Nerve-wracking’: Wife of trapped miner anxious as husband prepares for 2,500-foot climb to surface

Woman tells Sudbury.com the 39 trapped workers are at the 3,150 level and need to get up to the 650-foot level, where they can get a cage to the surface
Laurentian faculty going after LU insurance money, claiming mismanagement

Laurentian faculty going after LU insurance money, claiming mismanagement

LUFA president says union has made a ‘D&O’ claim against Laurentian’s leadership under insolvency legislation
Laurentian faculty, staff will have to join creditors’ pool to get their severance

Laurentian faculty, staff will have to join creditors’ pool to get their severance

Court documents show 194 employees — most of them unionized — lost their jobs at LU earlier this month
‘This is an act of intellectual vandalism’: House of Commons holds emergency debate on Laurentian U. for 5 hours

‘This is an act of intellectual vandalism’: House of Commons holds emergency debate on Laurentian U. for 5 hours

Emergency debate granted at the request of the NDP’s Charlie Angus; Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre to bring forward private member’s bill to prevent creditor protection act from being used like this again