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New France Village Noel has been cancelled

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the South Temiskaming region and nearby Quebec, the New France-themed Village Noel, slated to start this …

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Newest Paul Harris Fellow adds music to region

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ROBILLARD TOWNSHIP – Music teacher, live theatre director, community bandleader, musician and performer, and long-term care entertainer Linda Henry of Robillard Township has been named a …

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Local artists receive NOAA Juried Exhibit awards

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Two Temiskaming Pallette and Brush Club members have received awards for their participation in the 65th Annual NOAA Juried Exhibit. Jamie Hawken and …

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Temagami hears good news about Temagami Public School

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — District School Board Ontario North East (DSBONE) administrators made a presentation at the November 18 regularly scheduled Temagami council meeting informing council of enrolment …

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Festive RIDE hits the road

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – The Festive RIDE campaign to keep impaired drivers off the road is now in full swing. The seasonal enforcement initiative of RIDE – Reduce Impaired Driving …

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Charlton-Dack hoping to reconstruct cenotaph

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack hopes to replace its cenotaph on the grounds beside the Charlton Heritage Centre. Matching funding is available through …

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Our best defence

Concerns are rising across the district along with the numbers of known cases of COVID-19. A steep increase in numbers is being seen, and it is suspected by the Timiskaming …

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Be right back

By Steven Larocque If you’re reading this on the Wednesday The Speaker is published, I’m still on vacation. I’m using up five vacation days and I’ll be back at work …

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Cubs drop a pair of weekend games

TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was a tough weekend for the New Liskeard Cubs as they dropped a pair of games in Great North U18 League play. On Friday, November 19 …

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TDSS Saints volleyball team heading to OFSAA

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) Saints Senior Boys volleyball team has qualified for the Ontario Federation of Schools Athletic Association (OFSAA) A …

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LET’S PLAY

By Sue Nielsen As the number of COVID-19 cases keep increasing in our region and further afield, once again local sports may take a hit. And the kids will lose …

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Some restrictions return amid record case numbers

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As of noon November 23, Temiskaming had 61 active COVID-19 cases – the most since the pandemic was declared 20 months ago. Another …

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Children’s vaccine clinics to start next week

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Temiskaming parents of kids aged five to 11 can circle January 29 on their calendar. That’s when the Timiskaming Health Unit will begin …

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Restaurateur wins Indigenous Entrepreneurship Award

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — His restaurant is hip, Indigenous-based and packed with locals most nights. Gerald James Brandon, owner of L’Autochtone Taverne Americaine in downtown Haileybury, has …

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Women leaders recognized on Top 100 list

TORONTO (Special/Staff) – Two business leaders with ties to Temiskaming have made a Top 100 list of Canada’s most powerful women. Corina Moore, Ontario Northland’s president and chief executive officer, …

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First Cobalt changing name to Electra

NORTH COBALT (Staff/Special) – First Cobalt Corp. intends to change its name to Electra Battery Materials Corporation, subject to shareholder approval. The change, according to the company, “better reflects the …

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Kap-Kig-Iwan operating loss garners donations

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack and the Township of Evanturel have both made financial contributions to Englehart’s Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park operation fund for …

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Granny suites part of proposed official plan update

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Three rural municipalities in the district are setting the stage to jointly have a new official plan prepared. Harley and Casey township councils have …

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