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Bikers Reunion reaches milestone

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — There are two million reasons to smile at the Temiskaming Hospital. So far, $2 million has been donated to the Community Cancer Care …

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Earlton celebrates the season

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON – The Earlton Winterfest will be taking place this year January 31 to February 2. Recreation committee volunteer Anne Venne says the goal of the …

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OTF comes up with $150,000 for new park

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – What a difference a few months can make. A year ago, hopes to build a splash pad park on the New Liskeard waterfront …

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Polish your French this winter

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Anyone who is interested in improving their French-language skills will once again have an opportunity cet hiver. The Centre d’education des adultes de …

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Film discusses healing from violence

DISTRICT (Special) – The Temiskaming District Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee (formerly the Temiskaming Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee) presents a screening of the film A Better Man on Tuesday, February …

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Temagami native continues rise in U.S. navy

TEMAGAMI (Staff/Special) – A noteworthy accomplishment of an area native in 2019 was the advancement of Rear Admiral Steve Waddell to vice-commander of the U.S. Second Fleet of the United …

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Growing the population, one by one

By Diane Johnston As January draws to its dreary, desultory end, so too has any optimism I may have felt at the dawn of the new year. I’m reminded of …

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Get swept up

There’s a big event happening right now in Temiskaming Shores that has connections to the earliest days of the sporting scene in this region. The Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) …

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Jacobs rink confident heading into provincials

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMINIG SHORES — The Brad Jacobs rink has won three straight Grand Slam of Curling titles and are confident they will peak at just the right …

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McCarville in the hunt for another NOCA title

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Seven women’s teams will make a run for the provincial championship ring, but only one will rule them all. The Krista McCarville rink, …

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Opening ceremonies promise traditional flavour

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – If you’ve been to the opening ceremonies of a big bonspiel before you would have seen the parade of curlers led onto the …

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OECTA planning walkout February 4

DISTRICT (Staff) – Teachers at the province’s English-language Catholic schools will stage their second province-wide walkout next week. On February 4, members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) …

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ETFO returning to the table amid looming walkouts

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario says it’s agreed to a mediator’s invitation to return to the bargaining table today, January 29. In …

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Striking teachers joined by provincial leader

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The vice-president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) was in New Liskeard January 24 to walk with striking elementary teachers and …

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Claims and Defences holds court in New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A new paralegal service has opened in New Liskeard offering the highest level of dedication and professionalism and affordability in legal representation for …

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Local grower helps families during the holidays

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Partnerships between the Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OMPA), the Toronto Wholesalers Produce Association (TWPA) and Gwillimdale Farms owner John Hambly provided 722 hampers of …

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Councillor sought for Englehart

ENGLEHART (Staff) – The Town of Englehart is inviting interested people to submit applications for the position of councillor. A councillor’s position has been made vacant with the resignation of …

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Latchford council back up to six

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – Francine Blowe was sworn in as a new councillor at Latchford’s regular council meeting Thursday, January 16. Blowe was chosen from among four candidates, …

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Consultations open on medical assistance in dying

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – Temiskaming residents have the opportunity to share their views on medical assistance in dying. Public consultations on the important issue are now underway, said Nipissing-Timiskaming MP …

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