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According to some retailers, the sale of work shirts is on the rise! But the same can’t be said for work pants… Communicating via video call is a new reality for many white-collar workers who are sequestered at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Many have decided to do away with pants in this new era […]


We’re living through an unprecedented time, so we’ve come up with a list of things you can do – for yourself or our community.   Kiss 105.3 Top 5 things that will make a difference right now: Support Local Businesses. Reach out on Facebook to see if there is anything you can do that will […]


NEW YORK — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on. The beloved Sesame Street Muppets are featured in some of four new animated public service spots reminding young fans to take care while doing such things as washing hands and sneezing. One […]


NEW YORK — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren’t enough to go around? Health care workers are dreading the prospect of […]


Sewers across the country are joining the fight against COVID-19 by fashioning fabric masks in an effort to bolster the supply of personal protective equipment. But health officials warn that homemade face covers shouldn’t be used as a substitute for federally regulated medical gear. Registered nurse and novice sewer Joan Davis says she co-founded the Facebook group Sewing […]


From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. ‘BABY SHARK’ CHALLENGE: […]


Unfortunately, many have had to change plans for birthdays, weddings, and other celebrations due to the current pandemic at hand, but that hasn’t stopped some from at least trying to celebrate! A family in New Jersey was looking to make the most they could out of a self-isolation 21st birthday party for their son, Jack. […]


The city of Greater Sudbury is temporarily closing public access to all landfill sites in the city. The city says they made the call after seeing a steady increase in traffic over the past few days and closing them will further support physical distancing recommended by Public Health Sudbury and Districts. To help the residential […]


The sun is shining, the weather is getting warmer, and Canadians cooped up because of the COVID-19 outbreak may be itching to start enjoying the outdoors. Infectious disease specialists say that’s fine to do, but they’re still asking people to use common sense in choosing their destinations. That means crowded parks, boardwalks and beaches are a no-go, […]


From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. TAYLOR SWIFT SENDING […]


Canadians are gearing up to make some noise this evening. So don’t be surprised if you hear your neighbours engaging in some odd behaviour! Canadians are gearing up to sing the Tragically Hip classic Courage at 6pm tonight. Following the lead of Spain and Italy, Canadian’s will sing from their bedroom windows, porches and yards. Comedian Joey […]



LONDON — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said. It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative. “The Prince of […]


There has been a lot of information to take in with the COVID-19 situation changing almost by the hour. The Cory and Jamie Show took questions from you and asked them to Public Health Sudbury and Districts Medical Officer of Health Dr. Penny Sutcliffe. Here is a list of questions that were asked, who they […]


Switching gears for a minute, here is a cute post that has nothing to do with COVID-19! Cadbury held its second annual Easter Bunny contest, and a new winner has been declared! The rules start you don’t HAVE to be a bunny to enter the contest. Instead, it’s an opportunity for creatures of all kinds […]


Today we celebrate Sir Elton John’s 73rd Birthday! With these uncertain times we are facing, we wanted to share a great quote from Elton John “Music has a healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” In celebration of Elton John’s birthday, we wanted to share a few of our Elton John favourites! Let us all escape…even if it is only a for a few moments.


Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds and several other Canadian stars are taking to social media to encourage Canadians to flatten the COVID-19 curve. Taking a cue from a video posted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Reynolds posted a similar clip asking Canadians to stay at home, practise social distancing and wash their hands during the pandemic. He then nominated […]


Apple Book charts for week ending March 3rd, 2020: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben – 9781538748169 – (Grand Central Publishing) 2. Hit List by Stuart Woods – 9780593083246 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng – 9780735224308 – (Penguin […]


You’ve heard the pleas, you must distance yourself physically from others when you’re forced to leave your house. Looks like New York got the memo: upper east siders listen to directions pic.twitter.com/uIecOhKIcq — sant ambroeus before hoes (@rwxoxo) March 21, 2020 Like many places across the globe, New York City has closed down many non-essential […]


Hi there, Turner from the radio here. Over the last week or more we’ve been told that we need to distance ourselves socially. What exactly does that mean though, Turner? Well, I’m glad you asked! It means not getting together in large groups, and if you do run into people, you do your best to […]


One week down.  Wait.  Wha?  Was that only WEEK ONE?!  Yep, that was just the first week!  The first week of what might be many.  Cabin fever is bound to set in for everyone —  moms, dads and kids alike — if it hasn’t already!  What to do?  The good folks at Today’s Parent magazine […]


Self-isolation.  The new normal.  But working from home to contain COVID-19 doesn’t have to mean not working out!  You can cross-train and quarantine at the same time thanks to kindness and ingenuity of these Canadian gyms.  Chatelaine magazine has all the info on some daily live-stream exercise sessions to help keep your mind and body […]


Every parent across the country is wondering the same thing:  what can we do NOW to fill the day?!  Here’s a tried-and-true that no kid will be able to resist:  a magic show!  Today’s Parent magazine has 5 easy tricks for your budding Houdini to learn (Oooh!  Learning!) and then perform for the rest of […]


This letter was sent out to all media as locally owned and operated restaurants struggle through the virus outbreak.     Our community is facing an unprecedented challenge. We are at the mercy of change, minute by minute, and we are all doing our best to cope with these necessary adjustments – anything to protect […]


Get your kids off of the couch and outside exploring nature with a spring scavenger hunt! Over the next few weeks, nature will gift us with the many changes that come with spring – new plant life, new wildlife and warm weather! Kids learn best through experience, and a spring scavenger hunt is a great […]


Greater Sudbury Police say a suspect is still at large after a crazy stolen vehicle situation along Lasalle Boulevard this morning. We got calls from listeners telling us about two separate cars in snowbanks, one near the taxation centre and one near Smith’s Market. We put in a call to police and this is what […]


The Sudbury Wolves revealed their ever popular Superhero themed jerseys they will wear for their upcoming 5th annual Superhero Jersey game. The Wolves will wear Thor themed jerseys that will be auctioned off throughout the game as well a limited number of them available for auction online at auction.chl.ca. Proceeds will go towards the Children’s Wish […]


World and Olympic champion Meagan Duhamel gave birth to a daughter this week, a little ahead of schedule. Duhamel and her husband, Bruno Marcotte, welcomed Zoey to the world, according to a tweet by Duhamel Friday. Zoey was born a bit earlier than expected, but mother and daughter are doing well, the tweet said. Duhamel and figure skating partner […]


Residents in Greater Sudbury are receiving garbage bag tags in a mass mailout that started last week, and many are confused about the purpose of the tags. City spokesperson Kelli Sheppard said the mailout is part of preparations for the Oct. 1 switch that will limit residents to throwing out one bag of garbage a […]


Hi! My name is Shannon King and I am the Morning Show Host on KiSS 105.3 in Sudbury, Ontario. I am planning to shave my hair off. Why?! I am raising money for the son of my co-worker. Lise Diotte is an angel and is going through every parent’s worst nightmare. Her son Mario was diagnosed […]


Greater Sudbury Police are requesting the public check their property to look for a local 25-year old man who may have taken shelter in a garage or shed. He has not been seen or heard from since December 3rd and the family of Brandon Bodson-Gratton has concern for his well-being because of his medical condition. […]


Sudbury Probation and Parole is hoping the public can assist them in locating a man who is wanted on several charges and breaching his parole. 23-year old Austin Asha-Wasagai is known to spend time on Manitoulin Island and Greater Sudbury. He’s got brown hair and eyes and is about 5-10 and weighs 160-pounds. Information that […]


Kotex tampons are being recalled in Canada and the United States. This, after reports that pieces of the products remained inside consumers’ bodies after removal. There have been reports of infections, irritation, pain, bleeding and injury. The recall is for Kotex Sleek Tampons and Regular Absorbency tampons sold between Oct. 17, 2016 and Oct. 16, 2018. If […]


The man facing a first degree murder charge in connection with the Renee Sweeney case is a lab technician at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. 39-year old Robert Steven Wright was arrested yesterday morning at the hospital and was to appear in bail court in Sudbury today more than two decades after the Laurentian […]


We had the pleasure of speaking with Sudbury’s own Bruce Bell of Bruce Bell Tours in Toronto who left the Nickel City to pursue a life of acting and comedy. He now has been taking people on history tours of the Big Smoke for the past 20 years and recently one of the worlds top […]


The first snow day of the season as school buses have been cancelled for Greater Sudbury, Massey and Espanola districts. The Sudbury Student Services Consortium made the call due to snowy and icy road conditions. This includes all areas such as St-Charles, Noelville, Monetville, Markstay, Hagar, Warren, Wahnapitae, Coniston, Killarney, Whitefish, Whitefish River First Nations, […]


DONATE HERE https://ca.gofundme.com/marathon-for-mario Imagine being told that your son or daughter has cancer and the treatment will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars – what would you do? One of our co-workers sons received some horrific news back in September and now he needs our help. You already know that Sudbury ALWAYS helps out when there’s […]


Greater Sudbury police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year old Hunter Rickard. He was last seen in Val Caron on Halloween and was wearing black pants, a grey coat and running shoes. He’s about 6-1, 240 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about him is asked to contact […]


A who’s who of Canadian figure skaters including Lively’s own Meagan Duhamel will be on the Sudbury Arena ice THIS Friday as part of the Thank You Canada Tour. KiSS Mornings Shannon & Gary spoke with Meagan this morning to talk about the tour which started in B-C and is working it’s way across the […]


This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Sudbury Santa Claus Parade and while the youngsters are getting revved up for the big day, the elves and reindeer are also in full preparation mode. First off … here is the parade route all the floats will follow this year. The festivities start with a full […]


  A 15-year old girl has been missing since Sunday afternoon from her Little Current home and the Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the OPP is requesting the public’s help in trying to find her. Dailynn MISHIBINI-JIMA-Clark was last seen by family members around 2:30 on October 7th. She’s about 5-7 with a medium build and short […]


There’s been a tragic end to the story of a local family with a newborn who needed a transplant.  We told you about Dean and Sherri Waddel’s youngest son Killian who was born September 4th with a heart condition that requires him to get a new heart. His mom Sherri wrote on the Killian”s Courage Facebook […]


  The 2018-19 edition of the Sudbury Wolves will open up their home schedule Friday night when the Oshawa Generals come to town for a 7:00 game. Wolves Vice=President of Marketing and Business Development Andrew Dale and new Assistant coach Bud Stefanski stopped by the KiSS 105.3 studios to speak with Shannon and Gary about […]


After starting out as 3-day event in 1989 …the little festival that could is marking it’s 30th anniversary.  Film lovers from Sudbury, across the North and beyond have come to enjoy the more laid back feel of the 8-day event that brings millions of dollars to the city.  Money is generated through accommodation bookings, restaurant […]


It’s been almost 50-years since a rare Tornado blasted through the communities of Lively, Copper Cliff, parts of Sudbury and beyond. On August 20th, 1970, the massive storm lifted some houses off their foundations, collapsed garages and caused more than $ 17-million dollars damage across the area. Six people were killed and more than 200-others […]


The Greater Sudbury Police Service has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Tiffany-Ann Solomon. It is alleged the 29-year old breach court-ordered conditions last month and she is known to be in the city. She’s wanted for two counts of breach of recognizance and failing to attend. If you have any info that leads […]


The popularity of the NHL versus Docs game will be moving to the Sudbury arena on Sunday August 12th beginning with a BBQ at 11:30am in front of the rink. Proceeds from the game go to the NEO Kids foundation whose Mission is to raise funds to support the health of our children in the North. Children […]



Greater Sudbury Police are investigating a fatal boating incident on Lake Wanapitei. Patrol Operations, along with Fire and Paramedic Services responded to a marine vessel collision early Sunday morning. Paramedics provided life saving measures to the male involved in the collision, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased has not […]


KiSS Mornings with Shannon and Gary spoke to Ontario SPCA Sudbury & District Animal Centre Manager Jenn Hughes this week about an important initiative taken on by the group to prevent animals from suffering serious injuries or death from hot summer temperatures.