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TORONTO — Canadian comedy star Russell Peters says he feels so-called cancel culture is dismissive and he wants to explore the topic in his act in a way that opens up the conversation from all viewpoints. The 49-year-old Brampton, Ont., native has a new comedy special on Amazon Prime Video, “Russell Peters: Deported,” which was shot in […]


Camila Cabello wants to do what???       Three GRAMMY Awards ago, Twenty One Pilots won the GRAMMY for ‘Best Pop Duo / Group Performance’ for their massive hit ‘Stressed Out.’  Seconds before Josh and Tyler walked on stage, they took their pants off and accepted the award … in their underwear! Josh shared, […]


The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of January 22, 2020 : TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Elton […]


The 62nd Annual Grammys are this weekend at the Staples Center in LA. We’re celebrating with a Grammy preview special that takes a look at some of this year’s biggest nominees, moments, storylines and much more heading into music’s biggest night!  From the Jonas Brothers’ big come back, to Taylor’s upcoming documentary, and Ariana Grande’s […]


PARK CITY, Utah — The normally private Taylor Swift premiered an intimate documentary Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in which the pop star discloses a past eating disorder, chronicles her inner battle over speaking forthrightly about politics and says her victorious 2017 sexual assault court case was a dramatic turning point in her life. […]


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 […]


PARK CITY, Utah — Plenty of change is in the air at the Sundance Film Festival, where some 118 feature films are set to premiere over the next 10 days beginning Thursday. Streaming companies are now among the most likely companies to scoop up buzzed-about breakthroughs. The marquee event of opening day will belong to […]


Reader’s Digest (yes, it’s still around) recently ranked the top 42 Canadian cities to raise a family and of the three Northern Ontario cities on the list, Sudbury (not Greater Sudbury) came in at the bottom of the heap, but still among the top 42 cities in Canada. The long-running magazine scored each city based on 11 […]


The labour strife in the education sector really isn’t about raises for teachers, as the province claims, says a local union official with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA). Chantal Rancourt, president of the OECTA elementary unit in Sudbury, joined almost 500 fellow local English Catholic teachers as they braved the cold Tuesday in picketing along three busy […]


NEW YORK — Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt,” one of the year’s most anticipated and debated novels, is Oprah Winfrey’s new pick for her book club. “American Dirt,” published Tuesday, tells of a bookstore owner in Acapulco, Mexico, who loses much of her family to a murderous drug cartel and flees north on a terrifying journey […]


LOS ANGELES — Two “Bad Boys” were too good for one “Dolittle” at the box office. “Bad Boys for Life” starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59 million in the U.S. and Canada to score a No. 1 debut entering the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. The action-packed, buddy comedy returned for […]


LOS ANGELES — A partial list of winners at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles: FILM Actress: Renée Zellwegger, “Judy” Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Ensemble: “Parasite” Actress in a supporting role: Laura Dern, “Marriage Story” Actor in a supporting role: Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a […]


LONDON — Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as working royals and will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds for their work under a deal announced Saturday by Buckingham Palace. Releasing details of the dramatic split, […]


Taylor Swift’s documentary is finally done. Taylor Swift: Miss Americana will be on Netflix on January 31st as well as a few theatres. The premiere of it will be at Sundance on January 23rd.   View this post on Instagram MISS AMERICANA | JANUARY 31st A post shared by Netflix US (@netflix) on Jan 15, 2020 […]


NEW YORK — Grammy-nominated pop singer Demi Lovato will perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. NFL and Fox on Thursday announced the performance, which will take place ahead of the big game on Feb. 2 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will headline the halftime show. Lovato has mostly […]


Jonas Brothers and Camila Cabello have been added as performers for this years GRAMMYs! They join previously announced performers Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Demi Lovato and more. OFFICIAL: @Camila_Cabello, @HERMusicx, @jonasbrothers, @rosaliavt, @tylerthecreator, @TheBonnieRaitt, @OfficialRunDMC, and, @CharlieWilson are set to perform at the #GRAMMYs Jan. 26! https://t.co/DLTqMGioNu — Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 15, 2020 […]


With a one-day strike by English high school teachers, French Catholic and French public teachers on Jan. 15, Greater Sudbury Police are warning drivers of possible traffic disruptions. GSPS said picket sites by striking teachers include, but are not limited to, Chelmsford Valley District Composite School, Confederation Secondary School, Lasalle Secondary School, Lively District Secondary […]


Singer-songwriter Jann Arden is being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Calgary-born artist will celebrate the honour with a live performance at the Juno Awards in Saskatoon on March 15. Arden launched her multi-platinum career in the 1990s with hits including “I Would Die For You,” “Could I Be Your Girl” and “Insensitive.” She’s […]


Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman,” “1917” and “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” in Monday’s Oscar nominations. Todd Phillips’ R-rated superhero smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 nominations to the 92nd Academy Awards, while Martin Scorsese’s elegiac crime epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s […]


PASADENA, Calif. — Jimmy Fallon is adding his first prime-time series to his his late-night empire. He’ll host “That’s My Jam,” a comedy-variety event series on NBC inspired by his popular, celebrity-studded musical segments on the “The Tonight Show.” It will premiere after the Tokyo Olympics in August. Celebrities who love to sing and dance […]


Thanks to Eve and the hilarious answer she gave on ‘Family Feud Canada,’ this one is going to be hard to forget (and it was also the best way to kick off 2020).  When asked, “What’s Popeye’s favourite food?” Eve confidently answered, “CHICKEN!” When she realized she got the answer completely wrong, Eve shared, “I […]


Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for the Canadian rock band Rush, has died at the age of 67, according to multiple media reports. A spokesperson for the Peart family tells Rolling Stone Peart passed away January 7th following a battle with brain cancer. The long time Canadian rocker, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist of the rock band Rush had an illustrious career spanning nearly five decades. His drumming was renowned for its technical proficiency, and his live performances for their exacting nature and stamina.


NEW YORK — John Legend, Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, H.E.R. and Earth, Wind & Fire are set to perform at a Prince tribute concert this month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” will tape at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Jan. 28, two days […]


LONDON — The relationship between Britain’s royals and the media is awkward, mistrustful — and seemingly inescapable. But now Meghan and Harry want out. After years of growing tension with the press, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced plans to quit their senior royal duties, move part-time to North America, seek financial independence […]


We had the pleasure of speaking with Sudbury’s own Scott Sawyer, creator of NORTH the comic series. Sawyer describes NORTH as this country’s answer to comic-hero mythology, establishing a rich history and a daring new future for a team of home-grown champions. Take a listen to our full interview NORTH can be purchased at Comics […]


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.