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David Armstrong

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Dave Armstrong - Former Speaker publisher, TPC head, dies at 66

Former Speaker publisher, TPC head, dies at 66 DISTRICT (Staff) — David Armstrong, the man who for more than a quarter of a century was the president and general manager of …

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Twenty Questions with Ruth Shepherdson

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with the Great North Midget League statistician/treasurer, Ruth Shepherdson. 1. What is your full name? Ruth Elsie Shepherdson (Tucker). …

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Spiritual journey through art

Spiritual journey through art

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Dreamy pastels and bursts of colour reminiscent of Northern landscapes light up the paintings by Temiskaming Shores artist Vanessa Herbert. Some feature birds, evoking …

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Northern Ontario News - Temiskaming Shores - Temiskaming Art Gallery Celebrates

TAG Celebrates

It’s 35 years and looking forward to many more Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY — The Temiskaming Art Gallery is celebrating 35 years this year. The official anniversary will be …

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Managing a city’s assets

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Managing a city’s assets

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – How much would it cost to replace the city’s water and sewer systems, roads and bridges, buildings, equipment, lights and sidewalks? Just under …

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The route to better healthcare

Recently I travelled over to Sudbury to be checked over to try to decipher a weird symptom I keep experiencing. The doctor I met there was great, and I left …

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Bat populations endangered

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Three species of Ontario bats are now at approximately five to ten per cent of their original populations, and other hibernating bats are being …

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Focus needed for airport future

Regional cooperation is needed to ensure the survival of the Earlton-Temiskaming Regional Airport. The airport is facing a looming deficit and the region needs to recommit itself to ensuring the …

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From the editor’s desk

Dave Armstrong Like most of us in this life, David Armstrong could be described as a man of contradictions. Some in the community would describe him as distant and aloof. …

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Mirror on Temiskaming

The Mirror on Temiskaming: Violence Against Women series, which concludes this issue, was created because we were emboldened by the widespread conversation that had begun about gender- based violence stemming …

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Three of four

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Hockey - Wolves nibble at Cubs but New Liskeard bites back

Wolves nibble at Cubs but New Liskeard bites back Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A weekend doubleheader that could have cost the New Liskeard Cubs their second place …

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ON THE PERIMETER

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Basketball

Jacob Doupe of École secondaire catholique Sainte-Marie (ESCSM) keeps the ball in play with Jerod Cecchini of Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) guarding his progress. The Senior Boys met January …

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Over the top

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - KidSport - NLPS student organizes charity hockey game

Charity game by NLPS student helps other kids TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Kyle Paige loves hockey. A member of the Richelieu Bantam Puckhounds, he wants other kids to have the …

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Haileybury man killed in Hwy. 11 crash

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – A Haileybury man was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer north of Temagami earlier this week. Kristian Preston, 30, was identified as the …

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Remembering David Armstrong:

 Recollections from those who knew him Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The biography of former Temiskaming Speaker owner David Armstrong takes shape through a candid interview done with him …

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Taking stock of aging infrastructure

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) –The city is taking stock of its inventory as it plots its future spending. A draft of its asset management plan tallies the quantity and condition of …

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Temagami station renovating for the future

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temagami station renovating for the future

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami’s train station is being transformed yet again. FedNor has granted $72,000 for renovations to help turn the historic building into a year-round multi-use …

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Timiskaming Health Unit board rep selections

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — It is now the time after the municipal election when the municipalities work together to elect representatives to the area boards. Timiskaming Health Unit …

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Ontario supporting women’s mining training

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – An initiative to train aboriginal women for mining-related jobs has received provincial support. The Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group has been awarded up to $205,530 from Ontario’s …

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Northern Ontario has bigger stake in PDAC ’15

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is taking the lead in an expanded presence for Northern Ontario at this year’s mining showcase in Toronto. Temiskaming Shores is …

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Smoother local implementation of OW and ODSP software

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — In Temiskaming, the implementation has been fairly smooth of the new software for Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients, according to District …

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DTSSAB CAO says budget will increase in 2015

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — The 2015 District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board budget has to be increased, chief administrative officer Don Studholme told the board at their …

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