Runners from last year's “I'm Living it in Colour” event get doused with purple powder at the first kilometre marker during the run. The event was a huge success, bringing out hundreds of participants. This year's event is set to take place on May 28.

Coming up: I'm Living it in Colour

Residents of Kapuskasing and surrounding area will soon be able to show off their “colour” as the second “I'm Living It In Colour” event will be held on May 28.

Council Approves new water and sewer budget

At last week’s Joint Committees of the Whole/Kapuskasing Council meeting, councilors voted to approve the 2017 water and sewer budgets. The 2017 water budget came in at $3,001,569, representing an average per household increase of $8.20. The 2017 sewer budget totaled $5,028,173, with no rate increase.

Premier Kathleen Wynne talks at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce fireside in Sudbury on Tuesday May 23, 2017. (Gino Donato/Postmedia Network)

Hydro rate cut will cost at least $45B

Premier Kathleen Wynne's plan to cut hydro bills by 25% comes with an electrifying price tag for the government - anywhere between $63 billion to $93 billion if financed with borrowed money, a review by the province's Financial Accountability Office concludes.

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