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Stop the sell -off

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - NDP makes case against Hydro One sale

NDP makes case against Hydro One sale Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – Stop the sell-off of Hydro One. That was the message that Ontario New Democrat leader Andrea Horwath …

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Festival of flowers a blooming 60

Perennial showstopper

Festival of flowers a blooming 60 Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART  – As exhibitors and organizers prepared for the Festival of Flowers’ opening, torrential rains battered gardens. But veteran exhibitors …

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Preparing for Port Elgin Pumpkinfest

GROWING UP

Jeff Warner of Aidie Creek Gardens in Chamberlain Township held an open house Sunday, August 23. He said 166 people came by to get a view of his giant vegetables, …

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The enchanted fort

Through the Temiskaming Art Gallery’s Junior Artists’ Colony, my youngest nephew had an opportunity last week to visit Fort Temiscamingue south of Ville-Marie. He loved it so much, he was …

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Harvest Queen contestants wanted

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Harvest Queen contestants wanted

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — If you are that special person who best represents our community…who has an interest in agriculture and who is looking to enrich yourself and …

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Work at play continuing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Depending on the weather, the installation of rubberized surfaces at four city playgrounds may be completed this week. The material will replace sand …

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LORRAIN RALLY

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Lorraine Valley Wind Energy

The Protect Lorrain Valley Coalition held a rally at the Haileybury waterfront on August 22 to voice opposition to proposals to erect wind turbines in the valley. Linda Roberts, chair …

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From the Editor’s Desk

More On Attack Ads Following through on last week’s column re: regardless of what happens October 19, Stephen Harper’s greatest achievement in the Canadian body politic may very well be …

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Letter of the Week

I was a farmerette Dear Editor: In the August 19 edition of The Temiskaming Speaker there are pictures and an article on Kathleen Hamilton’s experiences in the British Women’s Land …

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Concerned about quality of life

Dear Editor: Re: The voice of 110 municipalities on 110 councils. In an era calling for openness and transparency in government, I wonder how many of the municipalities in FONOM …

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Sorting & Penning

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Teamwork the name of the game at Cow Horse show

Teamwork the name of the game at Cow Horse show Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP – Getting a horse and rider together on the same page to outwit a …

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Sport Shorts

STATO TRAIL It was encouraging to hear news that the City of Temiskaming Shores is applying for funding to complete the 19 kilometre South Temiskaming Active Travel Organization (STATO) trail …

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Cubs are solid, but T-Birds may be falling

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cubs are solid, but T-Birds may be falling

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The New Liskeard Cubs and the Great North Midget League (GNML) are off to fast starts – but in opposite directions. The Cubs …

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Hospitals given infrastructure help

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Provincial funding is enabling Temiskaming Hospital to purchase new generators. It was successful in its application for $750,000 from the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund. It’s the …

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Energy savings in spotlight

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city anticipates new streetlights will illuminate energy savings. New LED lights will be installed in Temiskaming Shores. They’ll cut electricity usage “probably …

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Wartime in the Far East

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Don Hill of Englehart was raised on his father’s farm in Hill’s Lake, famous today as the location of the Hill’s Lake Fish Hatchery …

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Businesses invited to matchmaking session

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is looking for enterprises interested in a conference billed as a business-to-business matchmaking forum. The fourth edition of Naturallia will be …

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Northroute Fuels Inc. opens in Elk Lake

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Elk Lake - First unattended retail fuel facility in the country

First unattended retail fuel facility in the country Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ELK LAKE — Elk Lake now has the distinction of being the only location in Canada that has …

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Maison Moderne opens in downtown New Liskeard

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Maison Moderne opens in downtown New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter NEW LISKEARD – As you enter the store you experience the faint aroma of incense, hear soothing musical sounds and sense this is a store designed …

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Green Party candidate supports diversification of economy

DISTRICT (Staff) — Max Kennedy of Chamberlain Township is representing the Green Party in the Timmins-James Bay riding during this federal election campaign. His goal is the support of a …

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Agriculture, business leading issues for NDP’s Angus

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT –Timmins-James Bay New Democrat Charlie Angus says his re-election campaign in Temiskaming will focus on small business and agriculture. The New Democratic Party proposes to …

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Conservative representative chosen for Timmins-James Bay

DISTRICT (Staff) — John Curley of Porcupine has been chosen to represent the Conservative Party in Timmins-James Bay in the upcoming federal election. Mr. Curley has been a resident of …

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