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Changing Direction

Hwy. 11 campaign shifts to passing lanes Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A campaign to four-lane Highway 11 north of North Bay is changing direction. The focus is …

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Temiskaming Shores News - Haileybury Public School - School's Out

School’s Out

The school year is now over. But the final days of June were particularly poignant at Haileybury Public School (HPS), which has now closed its doors permanently. In the fall, …

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Temiskaming Shores News - ATV WINNERS

ATV WINNERS

The Coleman Fire Department raffled off an ATV as a fundraiser in 2016. The winner of the ATV was Earl and Ada Brant of Kirkland Lake. Presenting the ATV to …

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Twenty Questions with Martin Maillé

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with Bikers Reunion organizing committee member Martin (Marty) Maillé. 1. What is your first name? Martin Frederick Maillé. 2. …

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Navigateurs canteen nourishing bodies and minds

Temiskaming Shores News - Navigateurs canteen nourishing bodies and minds

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Daily specials at a new eatery range from fruit-filled energy balls and spaghetti, to homemade muffins, hot chili and fresh fruit kebabs. But …

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ABUSE PREVENTION EDUCATION

Temiskaming Shores - Community News - ABUSE PREVENTION EDUCATION

A conference to train people in the identification and prevention of elder abuse will be held in the fall, with the help of an $8,500 grant from the Frog’s Breath …

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Lions celebrate 70 years of service

Temiskaming Shores - Community News - Lions celebrate 70 years of service

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – “The New Liskeard Lions Club is always there to meet your needs.” That was just some of the praise District A5 governor Gerry …

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

The final ride Various communities in Temiskaming will be staging Canada Day events July 1.  However the focal point throughout the district this long weekend is the New Liskeard Bikers …

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Acting on gas prices

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Hon. Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy. Re: Gas Prices Dear Minister, People across Ontario, and especially the North, are being ripped …

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Just Wondering

Dear Editor: This is to the TDSS Powwow Committee (regarding recent coverage in the June 8 Speaker “Traditions shared in tenth annual TDSS Powwow” and the subsequent letter to the …

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Youths join the ride with the TTC at TDSS

Temiskaming Shores News - Youths join the ride with the TTC at TDSS

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Membership in the Temiskaming Track Club (TTC) exploded this year with youngsters from across the Tri-Towns and beyond joining in on the fun. The final session …

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Silver & Gold

Northern Ontario News for Temiskaming Shores - The Temiskaming Speaker - Saints bring OFSAA hardware back to TDSS

Saints bring OFSAA hardware back to TDSS Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Concentration paid off for a pair of Saints at OFSAA track and field last week. David …

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Outstanding students recognized by board

DISTRICT (Special) – Every year, the Northeastern Catholic District School Board recognizes two graduating students at each school with special awards. At English Catholic Central in New Liskeard, the board …

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Last school bus run

Temiskaming Shores News - Driver retires after 48 years at the wheel

Driver retires after 48 years at the wheel Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter KERNS – After almost half a century behind the wheel of a big yellow school bus, Jim Runnalls …

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Falling out of time

People are amazing. Like finely tuned machines, organic and miraculous, reaching levels both realized and untapped, people function singly and in groups to attain heights perhaps even they do not …

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Navigating a course

Preparing for airport authority liftoff Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — One final pen-stroke was required at the time this issue of The Speaker went to press to give …

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Province seeking input on ag expansion

DISTRICT (Special/Staff) – Do you have an idea to expand agriculture, food processing and aquaculture in Northern Ontario? The province wants to hear from you. It’s developing a strategy that …

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Horses First at Whickerdale Stables

Northern Ontario News for Temiskaming Shores - The Temiskaming Speaker - Horses First at Whickerdale Stables

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – What’s a “whicker?” In the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, it’s defined as a horse’s “soft breathy whinny.” Add “Dale” – Carla Aultman’s middle name – …

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Lights spark debate in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt chief administrative officer Candice Bedard has been directed by council to contact the administrators of the Save On Energy program to determine whether …

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Increases for ratepayers

Cobalt passes its 2016 budget Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt council passed its 2016 budget at its regular council meeting Wednesday, June 22. This year’s budget will mean …

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Could bylaw officers be shared?

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Area municipalities will be investigating whether there is an opportunity to share bylaw officers. At the recent meeting of the Temiskaming Municipal Association (TMA), …

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