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Patients will die

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - OCHU calls for more cash to clean hospitals, reduce infections

OCHU calls for more cash to clean hospitals, reduce infections Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Ontario’s hospital unions say some 3,200 patients will die this year as a …

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The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Bright idea for bird-feeders

Bright idea for bird-feeders

Enhancing your bird-feeder can be as easy as placing honey on toast and then spreading it with birdseed. This tasty treat for our feathered friends was the craft project for …

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The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Kids enjoy Christmas Bird Count at Hilliardton Marsh

Interest soaring

Kids enjoy Christmas Bird Count at Hilliardton Marsh Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP — The third annual Kids’ Christmas Bird Count took place at the Hilliardton Marsh Research and …

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The Temiskaming Speaker - News - All in the family

All in the family

Big sister Kendall Eckensviller, 6, gave four-year-old brother Cooper a push as the New Liskeard pair took to the ice at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena. It was a popular …

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Banking on new blood donors

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Banking on new blood donors

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Christmas may be over, but Canadian Blood Services hopes the spirit of giving continues. The agency issued a call just before Christmas about …

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Donation gives big lift to 701 canopy

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Donation gives big lift to 701 canopy

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Arlie Smith of Englehart has given the 701 steam-engine canopy project a large donation. The construction of the canopy will now be getting underway …

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City mayor approaching 2017 with optimism

Ontario Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Mayor Carman Kidd

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As the city heads into a new year, Mayor Carman Kidd believes it’s in “an excellent position.” “We’ve got a lot of big …

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Meeting the challenge

We are in a time of significant change. The economy of the world is changing rapidly. Climate change is making it necessary to reconsider how we obtain and use energy. …

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From the Editor’s Desk

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Editor - Gordon Brock

Talking about CJTT With five issues left before this Editor’s Desk closes, the tone the rest of the way will be more personal than other offerings in this space have …

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From the Editor’s Desk

Beginning 2017 This week teachers and students are still on holidays but the rest of us are taking the decorations down and preparing for the year ahead. We begin a …

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Get ready to get going in 2017

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Get ready to get going in 2017

The year ahead promises plenty of sports and recreation activities through all seasons, indoors and out. This photo illustration showcases just a few of them – from elementary and secondary …

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Back in the GNML

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cubs back at The Shep after Waterloo tourney

Cubs back at The Shep after Waterloo tourney Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – There’s a minimum of 120 minutes of hockey to be played by the New Liskeard …

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Cubs wend their way to Waterloo this weekend

The Temiskaming Speaker - Cubs wend their way to Waterloo this weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After a couple of tough losses against the cellar dwelling Timmins Majors, the New Liskeard Cubs will head beyond league borders this weekend. …

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District reports two flu cases

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – To date this winter, Temiskaming has recorded two lab-confirmed cases of the flu. “We had our first case diagnosed in the district just …

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Branch 44 News

by Cobalt Branch 44 of the Royal Canadian Legion Cobalt — Royal Canadian Legion Branch 44 held its annual membership Early Bird draw on December 2, 2016. Prize winners were …

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A boat’s story

Lake Ontario was wild and thrashing beneath the late December sky. The cold winter wind blew across the seething water and tucked itself in against bare necks and exposed fingers. …

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Hospital base funding increases

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A recent infusion to Temiskaming Hospital’s base funding will be used to address its deficit. The hospital recently saw its annual funding from the Ontario Ministry …

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Three H wins best of the year award

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Three H Furniture Systems Limited has won the prestigious 2016 Best of the Year product in the category of Furniture/Contract …

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Phippens retiring after 40 years in business

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Phippens retiring after 40 years in business

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter NEW LISKEARD — Whether you wanted a sign for your house, a sign on your car or a billboard for your business, Barry and Cindy Phippen …

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Overtime callouts adding up for Cobalt costs

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — The Town of Cobalt is going to be approaching museum boards and other organizations about people who could be called in situations in which …

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Chamberlain seeking councillor

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP — Chamberlain Township is looking for a new councillor for its five-person council. Councillor Debra Schenk stepped down from council in early November, citing …

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Ontario hosting consultations on basic income pilot proposal

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Public consultations have started into a proposed Ontario basic income pilot. The basic income pilot is exploring a new approach to providing income security …

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