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Opinions - Looking at Older Adult Issues

With our old adult and seniors population ever growing this forum on behalf of older adults (and other citizens) was created by Friendly to Seniors through a series of half hour "programs" featuring various topics and special guests.  Your comments are welcome and can be addressed to  The listing of programs to date is provided below.  Thank you for your interest and remember if you have a topic you would like discussed let us know.

Opinions #1 090114

Guest Vally Laflamme joins host John Lindsay discussing "opinions" and the upcoming municipal election.  Also downtown business closings, snow clearing, transit options and other topics .. 30 minutes

Opinions #2 100214

Guest and Friendly to Seniors vice-chair Normand Gauthier joins host John Lindsay discussing outlying vs central Sudbury concerns, local politics and heath and housing issues...30 minutes

Opinions #3 260314

Guest Lionel Rudd joins host John Lindsay discussing hospital care and other issues.  Also local govt. scene and upcoming elections etc.

Opinions #4 060314

Guest Dr. Peter Zalan joins host John Lindsay to discuss end of life issues - Below are links to some of the subjects discussed in the video. 

Opinions #5 050215

Guest Thomas Price joins host John Lindsay to discuss Maley Drive Extension project and presents his concerns in this hour long presentation. 

Opinions #6 160315

Guest Dr. David Robinson, Economics professor at Laurentian University joins host John Lindsay to discuss Maley Drive Extension project and other concerns such as railway relocation and other municipal concerns.

Opinions #7 230916

John Lindsay interviewed by Lionel Rudd on CKLU Radio Sept 2016 click here

Opinions #8 240617

John Lindsay speaks on Council Expenditures - Bold or Cautious


Please access a very informative website on hospice care:


The presentations from the Sudbury End of Life forums are uploaded onto You Tube. Please see link below.


 Dr. Donald Low’s video presentation on Dying with Dignity is also uploaded onto YouTube. Please see the link below: