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MP Angus talks of the gunfire

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter OTTAWA — In a phone interview at around 2:30 p.m. today from his office on Sparks Street overlooking Parliament Hill, Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus recounted More…

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Hospital cutting workforce

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temiskaming Shores - Hospital cutting workforce

Unions launch campaign for more provincial funding Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – An estimated 15 full-time positions are expected to be cut at Temiskaming Hospital as the hospital faces a...

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Maasai Choir comes to Haileybury this week

DISTRICT (Staff) — The En-kata choir from Tanzania, East Africa will be coming to the Haileybury Baptist Church with their “Why Such Fear?” tour on Friday, October 24 at 7...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Jacob Moon

Moon illuminating Temagami music scene

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – A Hamilton-born musician who has caught the eye of Canadian rockers Rush, among others, is coming to Temagami. Jacob Moon will headline an October 18 concert at...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temiskaming Rod and Custom Club

TRACC VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION

The Temiskaming Rod and Custom Club (TRACC) annual Drag ‘N Fly quarter-mile races held at the Earlton Regional Airport was another success this past August due in large part to...

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Helping her community

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Hannah Fedechko Conroy - Harvest Queen organizing upcoming fundraisers

Harvest Queen organizing upcoming fundraisers TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — The New Liskeard Agricultural Society Fall Fair Harvest Queen is a young woman with a social conscience and a desire to...

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SWINGING INTO FALL

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Swinging Into Fall

Five-year-old Keira gets a lift from her mom, Kayla Marshall, as the Haileybury pair enjoyed a sunny Thanksgiving weekend afternoon in the New Liskeard beach park. (Staff photo by Diane...

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FRANCO FLAG PRIDE

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Franco Flag Pride

Francophone students, groups and organizations across the Temiskaming region showed their pride when they hosted their green and white Franco-Ontarian flag on the day of the flag’s anniversary, September 25....

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VOTE

Of the 19 incorporated municipalities in The Temiskaming Speaker’s circulation area, 11 of them will be holding elections on Monday. In a lot of those communities there is much interest...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Races To Watch While the City of Temiskaming Shores is our largest municipality and gets proportional coverage, The Speaker is a district paper and as loyal readers would have noticed...

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Letter of the Week

About war and religion Dear Editor: Remembrance Day is fast approaching. While it may seem more personal to some than others, it is none the less a time that we...

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APOLLOS AND SPARTANS

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - APOLLOS AND SPARTANS

Hannah Wylie of the Englehart High Spartans, left, and Ecole secondaire catholique Sainte Marie’s (ESCSM) Ashley Jamieson battle for the ball during their Junior game October 16 at ESCSM. The...

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Back to the GNML

Cubs return from Sens tourney with .500 record TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Playing .500 hockey against some of the best Triple A Midget teams in the province is a good...

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Two more wins

Lions keep pace with pair of victories at The Shep TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The New Liskeard Lions continued their winning ways in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Hyundai Intercity Midget BB League. New...

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Valley East man dies in Hwy. 11 crash

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – The cause of a fatal head-on crash that claimed the life of a Sudbury area man near Temagami is under investigation. Andre Noel, 69, of Valley East...

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HWy. 11 Closed

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Hwy 11 Closed

Motorists heading south on Highway 11 on October 17 were warned by the MNR sign in Coleman Township of the road closure in the Temagami area. The highway was not...

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Christina Abbott

Englehart resident Christina Abbott died October 20, 2014, in Englehart. She was born there on April 27, 1949, to Lloyd and Nellie Milks. Ms. Abbott was a retired  hairdresser who...

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Campus housing begins

Construction underway as council issues conditional building permit Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Construction of the new student residence at Northern College’s Haileybury campus has begun. On October 7, city...

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Cemetery faces costs and insurance concerns with caution

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES/COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — The Cobalt-Coleman Catholic Cemetery board views its revenues with caution. A recent cost of $2,400, for example, is alleged to have been...

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Preview of future plow deliberation

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD — New purchases will be the concern of the next council, but the topic was aired at the regular meeting of Latchford Thursday, September 18...

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Three vying to be city’s next mayor

NOTE: Throughout the October 27 municipal election campaign The Speaker will be profiling the various municipal races throughout our district. This is another in our series. Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter...

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Minds made up

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Municipal Election

By early Saturday, October 18, over 300 people had voted in the advance municipal election for Temiskaming Shores. Among those voting was Mark Brazeau, pictured here using the new tabulation...

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Ten vying for six seats as Latchford councillors

NOTE: Throughout the October 27 municipal election campaign The Speaker will be profiling the various municipal races throughout our district. This is another in our series. Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter...

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