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Earlton Winterfest

WINTERFEST FUN

The annual Earlton Winterfest was a success again this year bringing families and friends together February 10-12. Skylar Sterling enjoyed having her face painted and popping up out of a …

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The Temiskaming Speaker - Timiskaming Child Care

Bright start for winter day

There’s plenty of fun to be had at the Timiskaming Child Care drop-in centre every other Saturday morning. At right is Early Years practitioner Nathalie Bowen with two of the …

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Documentary film features Indigenous youth canoe builders

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI —A documentary film featuring a canoe build project with cultural overtones involving Teme-Augama Anishnabai youth is being screened free-of-charge at the Bunny Miller Theatre on …

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Timiskaming, by the numbers

The Temiskaming Speaker - Timiskaming by the numbers

OTTAWA (Staff) – The numbers are in, and they’re still dropping in Timiskaming. In the first release of data from the 2016 census, the population of Timiskaming was found to …

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THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

The Temiskaming Speaker - THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

Grade 7 and 8 students at English Catholic Central School held a carnival on Thursday, February 9, at the school to fundraise for the upcoming Grade 8 graduation, school trip …

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Flowing along

Cobalt enters agreement with OCWA Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — The Town of Cobalt has accepted a contract with the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) to act as the …

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From the Editor’s Desk

Speaker Editor - Steven Larocque

Well, here we are at the new desk, same as the old desk. By way of introduction: I’m Steven Larocque and I’m the new editor at The Temiskaming Speaker. I’m …

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A Promise is a Promise is a Promise

Dear Editor, Humans are such a conservative creature that any change, even a change for the better, scares them, they prefer the bad old way to the new good one. …

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A parting tribute to “Mr. Speaker”

Dear Editor, Yes indeed, Gord. How iconic and how ironic that in parting we should meet again. Please rest assured Gord, true to heart, that we (all of us) as …

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Cub season ends in weekend series against Kap Flyers

Cub season ends in weekend series against Kap Flyers

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The first round of post-season play in the Great North Midget League has ended for the New Liskeard Cubs as they were eliminated …

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TEST RUN

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club

At 15-second intervals, cross-country skiers – including Isaac Story-Korman – left the start gate at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club. But it was the officials rather than skiers who were …

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Cubs ready to make their post-season move

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Cubs ready to make their post-season move

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Thirty-six league games are in the books and the New Liskeard Cubs are ready for the next chapter. “We will be facing Kapuskasing …

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Cue to Cross

City prepping to flip the traffic light switch Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – New sensors that will match traffic lights to traffic volumes are being installed in downtown …

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Celebrating the school year

The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard Public School

CELEBRATING THE SCHOOL YEAR Learning, growing, friends and fun are all part of a school year. Payton Bumstead (left) and Charlotte Peters were enjoying a special day at New Liskeard …

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Northern Turning 50

TIMMINS (Special/Staff) – Ontario’s college system and Northern College are turning 50 this year. Northern kicked off local celebrations in January with faculty and staff. In a news release, it …

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Possible new development in Englehart

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Another step has been taken toward a possible new development near Highway 11 in Englehart. A proposed gas bar, convenience store, fast-food establishment and …

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Hydro One planning brush control

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) ­– Hydro One will be doing some forestry work in the Temiskaming Shores and Coleman areas this year. It is informing property owners in Dymond, Bucke, Lorrain …

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Chamber announces new board of directors

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — A new board of directors is now overseeing operations at the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce (TSACC). In a recent press release, …

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James names former councillor to vacant seat

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ELK LAKE – A familiar face has returned to James Township council. Henry Baker, who served as a municipal councillor from 2010 through 2014, was sworn …

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Question of Conflicts

Integrity Commissioner issues report on Temagami complaints TEMAGAMI (Staff) – An integrity commissioner has found that Temagami’s mayor did not breach council’s code of conduct when she signed a letter …

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Cobalt council reviewing draft procedural bylaw

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt council has been presented a draft procedural bylaw which, if accepted, will see one regular council meeting a month, and one committee-of-the-whole meeting …

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