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Ontario college faculty on picket line

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Pickets went up at Northern College’s Haileybury campus earlier this week as thousands of unionized faculty at Ontario’s colleges launched strike action. Classes …

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EAA 6th annual Juried Exhibition unveiled

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” said Pablo Picasso. The dust of a northern soul may indeed be …

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Order of the North designation for Leslie McFarlane

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY — It’s hard to compress the scope of a person’s life and career onto a plaque and into an awards ceremony. The task is …

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Ecole Navigateurs raises funds for pediatric cancer care

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — To honour a fellow student who has been battling cancer for six years, staff and students at Ecole publique des Navigateurs in …

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Walking to End Polio event October 24

  ENGLEHART (Staff/Special) — The Rotary Club of Englehart is joining other Rotary Clubs to raise awareness about the crippling childhood disease of polio. A fundraising walk is being held …

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Terry Fox remembered at NLPS

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s about 950 kilometres from New Liskeard to Thunder Bay, where cancer’s return abruptly stopped Terry Fox’s run across Canada. All that …

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Changing climate...

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When someone will listen

Every individual has something worthwhile to say about living in the area. That’s why it’s good to provide an opportunity for members of the public to comment on what is …

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How I spent my summer holidays

  There are benefits to holidays after Labour Day. Foremost among them is the absence of pesky rug rats who are back in school. A September vacation also extends that …

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TDSS hosts successful Cross-Country Meet

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — There are no benches in cross-country running and the roads are not paved. It takes a special kind of athletic skill to …

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Hockey Night In Canada’s Brian McFarlane recounts career

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — He was in Temiskaming Shores to accept an award for his father’s writing skills (Hardy Boys ghost writer Leslie McFarlane), but 25-year Hockey …

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The Hog Line Report

Big Rock for Little Rocks FundRaiser Dance The Cobalt Haileybury Curling Club Little Rock and Youth Curling extends a huge thank you to Jon Champagne of Haileybury Plumbing and Heating …

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Questions and answers on local bus service

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES/COBALT — The Temiskaming Transit Committee is considering input received from the public regarding its bus service which runs through Temiskaming Shores and Cobalt. The …

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New lawn tractors stolen

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the theft of three new John Deere lawn tractors from an Armstrong Township dealership. Temiskaming …

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Operation Impact results in 129 charges

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – During an enforcement blitz on Thanksgiving weekend, Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police laid a total of 129 charges. Police noted that two drivers were charged with …

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Seismic surveys in the old mining camp

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COLEMAN – The Cobalt area mining camp is getting a new look – a deep look, extending up to 40 kilometres under the earth’s surface. …

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Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow comes north

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Despite some cool, rainy weather, the Beef Farmers of Ontario’s (BFO) tenth annual Cow-Calf Roadshow rolled into the Temiskaming region bringing visitors from …

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Preparing an orchard for new crops

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Yvan Chartrand has a vision for the future. He is working on establishing an orchard on the edge of Highway 11 and Bedard …

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Candidate nomination requirements changing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – With the next municipal election just a year away, some final changes to the nomination process for candidates have yet to be announced. But …

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NOP continues organizing

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Trevor Holliday has been officially named the leader of the fledgling Northern Ontario Party. The party held its first annual general meeting August 12-13 in …

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Four-unit townhouse proposed

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A developer is proposing to build a four-unit townhouse in New Liskeard. The property, located at the corner of Farah Avenue and Edith …

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