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THU investigating seven cases of whooping cough

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – With seven confirmed cases of whooping cough in southern Temiskaming, the Timiskaming Health Unit is contacting people who may have been exposed to …

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Santa will be in Englehart Parade of Lights

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Englehart is rolling out the red carpet for Christmas this Friday and Saturday, and Santa Claus himself will be in attendance. It’s the annual …

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Something different at Haileybury Night of Lights

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – There will be something different this year at Haileybury’s Night of Lights. Along with a tree-lighting ceremony at the Cenotaph Park, and a visit …

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Meeting to determine interest in writers guild

HAILEYBURY (Staff) – The Silverleaf Writers Guild looks to turn a page in Haileybury Saturday, November 16. The objective of this first gathering is to gauge interest in establishing a …

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Remembrance Day ceremonies...

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Musician reflects on Matachewan First Nation roots

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter MATACHEWAN – A young Indigenous musician and motivational speaker based in Ottawa has made a second trip back to his roots at Matachewan First Nation. Cody …

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Words on Remembrance

A gentleman who lives in New Liskeard gave The Speaker a call Monday afternoon, November 11. He told us he was drinking his coffee just before 11 a.m. on Remembrance …

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A true hell for many

By Darlene Wroe While winter is settling down on us, most of us are still warm and safe, with access to food and the necessities of life. It’s a comment …

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HGC hosting Northern Ontario 2020 Provincials

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In just a few short months, the best male and female curlers from across Northern Ontario will be hurrying hard to Temiskaming Shores. …

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Happy Heart program beats at P/F Centre

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Are you concerned about your heart health and wish to be proactive about it? Take heart, there is a new program being created …

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Cubs earn split at Big Nickel tournament

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Cubs travelled to Sudbury last weekend to compete in one of the longest running and biggest hockey tournaments held in …

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Englehart resident facing charges

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – An Englehart resident faces several charges after police responded to a report of a person acting in a threatening manner in the vicinity of …

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Equipment theft under investigation

CHARLTON-DACK – Police are seeking the public’s help as they investigate the theft of towing equipment from a Highway 560 property late last month. Temiskaming OPP say a blue and …

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City calls for look at seniors school tax rebate

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is proposing that Ontario consider giving low-income seniors a break on paying education taxes. Temiskaming Shores council recently approved a request …

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Temiskaming returns with Royal honours

TORONTO (Staff/Special) – Temiskaming earned a golden win at this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. For the second consecutive year, a butter produced by Thornloe Cheese – an unsalted variety, …

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Improving digital tools in New Liskeard

NEW LISKEARD (Staff) — The New Liskeard BIA (Business Improvement Area) has launched a digital service program to help small businesses improve their online presence. The BIA has $10,000 for …

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Temiskaming making Royal engagement

TORONTO (Special/Staff) – A taste of Temiskaming is making the trip to Toronto for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Three businesses from Temiskaming will be among more than 40 agriculture-related …

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NDP’s Angus back in Timmins-James Bay

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – “It was a good night for us,” said New Democrat Charlie Angus on the morning after winning a sixth term as Timmins-James Bay’s MP. …

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Cobalt has new councillor

COBALT (Staff) — The Town of Cobalt has a new councillor. Joseph Dubé was sworn in as councillor at the town’s regular council meeting Tuesday, October 15. Dubé operates Profile …

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Latchford staffing under discussion

LATCHFORD (Staff) – Staffing duties and titles are currently being discussed for the town of Latchford. At its next regular meeting on November 21, Latchford council is expected to review …

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