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Broadband guarantee bill heading to second reading

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Temiskaming’s MPP is pressing for legislation that would ensure all Ontarians have access to high-speed internet by 2030. The second reading of Bill …

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Latchford arena staying closed this winter

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter LATCHFORD – The Latchford arena will be closed to the public this winter. The decision on whether to open it or not was …

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Noel Market offered for four Fridays

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A Noel Market is going to be offered each Friday evening in Haileybury through the Christmas season. The first market will be taking …

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Santa coming to Haileybury

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Santa Claus will not be kept away from the Tri-Towns this year. He will be visiting Haileybury Friday evening, November 20. All the …

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Victims and Survivors of Crime highlighted this week

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Victims and Survivors of Crime Awareness Week is taking place across the district this week. Victim Services Temiskaming and District have …

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ESCSM grad receives Perseverance Scholarship

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Sometimes, we never know what other people are going through and the emotions they carry around with them. A 2020 Perseverance Scholarship has …

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Christmas Wish campaign sets fundraising record

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Wishes do come true, especially if you are the organizers of the annual CJTT FM Christmas Wish Campaign. In just 18 hours a …

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The CJTT Christmas Wish Fund campaign is over for another year. This historic year (every year is historic but this one has a particular resonance) and despite the pandemic and …

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Eyes wide open

Darlene Wroe I used to watch flying squirrels launching from tree to tree, and the air was filled with sound at all times of the day. There were wide-open spaces, …

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Planning still ongoing for OFSAA hoops tourney

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ENGLEHART – Uncertainty rules these days thanks to the pandemic, but plans still need to be made for 2021. One of those projects still in the …

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Arena regulations hard but necessary, says council

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – A mother of young children asked Englehart council if they would change the COVID regulations for the arena. Children in skating or hockey are …

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Temagami considering winter recreation options

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – With COVID-19 not going away anytime soon, Temagami council has begun discussing some options when it comes to winter recreation opportunities …

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Encouraging shoppers to shop locally

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – New Liskeard BIA coordinator Sherren Riel is encouraging people to visit local businesses this season to complete their Christmas shopping. Riel also suggests that …

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BRH thanking donors

KIRKLAND LAKE (Special/Staff) – Blanche River Health is saying thanks. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the amalgamated hospital, which oversees hospitals in Kirkland Lake and Englehart, is officially thanking donors …

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Suspected fentanyl seized COBALT – Police seized what they suspect is blue and red fentanyl with a street value of more than $11,000 in Cobalt last week. On November 18, …

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In-home online gun sales business proposed

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – An Englehart resident has brought a request before council as to whether it would allow an in-home business in which guns were sold. Englehart …

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New funding opportunity for Northern ag

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Northern farmers can apply to a second round of funding under a cost-sharing program to offset the cost of new products, clean technology, and steps to …

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Busiest Christmas ever for parcel services

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – This is going to be a different kind of Christmas. In many cases, people are making the hard choice to stay home in their …

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Changes proposed for Temagami building bylaw

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Harsher penalties may soon be enforced when it comes to Temagami’s building bylaw. Municipal bylaw enforcement officer Daryl Bell informed council …

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Englehart speed limit signs up

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Signs have been going up in the Town of Englehart to remind drivers that the speed limit is 50 kilometres an hour. At Englehart’s …

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Mayor defends council from attacks

COBALT (Staff) – Cobalt Mayor George Othmer says that lately Cobalt council has had “a lot of abuse inflicted (and) it has to stop.” Referring to social media statements, he …

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