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Northern doc talks about her first novel Drownproofing

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A number of friends and interested supporters gathered at the Temiskaming Shores Public Library on June 12 to hear Timmins family physician Karen …

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The sound of summer on Lake Temiskaming

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Good music and good friends will be converging at the Algonquin Regiment Memorial Beach Park by the old bandstand and at …

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YOUNG POETS

  A highlight of this year’s Spring Pulse Poetry Festival was recognition of winners of the Jim Sargent Elementary School Poetry Contest. Pictured above are, front from left, Danika O’Shaughnessy-Bourdon, …

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Earlton Lions fundraising helps regional needs

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – The Earlton Lions Club’s annual draw is returning in full force this year with bigger and better prizes. More than $135,000 …

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Dymond Court courting donations

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Jean Trudel is a founding member of the board that oversaw the development of Dymond Court, the 68-unit not-for-profit seniors housing complex on …

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Almost new truck offers many benefits

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is in full support of the purchase of a barely used 2022 F550 truck. The council had budgeted for the …

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It’s all for you

As summer gets into full gear, with the full strawberry moon gracing our skies and peaking Friday night, there are a wide array of activities vying for our attention. Organizers, …

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Rules needed to protect Online News Act funding

By Gordon Cameron Ontario Community Newspapers Association Executive Director When Canada’s Parliament finally passed Bill C-18, a.k.a. the Online News Act, there was great rejoicing in the country’s news media …

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Special Olympians heading to North Bay track meet

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Nine Temiskaming Special Olympic athletes are hoping to have fun and compete in a special way at the Jack Lyons Memorial Track Meet …

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Storm victims have access to assistance in Chamberlain

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP – Residents who make an application for funding assistance to repair damages caused by flooding on April 12 received good news this …

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Board 1 approves $158.2 million operating budget

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The region’s English public school board has approved a $158.2 million operating budget for 2024-25. That’s up about $9.3 million from 2023-24 and …

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Provincial funding for Armstrong outlying fire response

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – Armstrong Township is entering into an agreement with the provincial government that will help property owners in outlying townships with costs …

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Natural Resources boosts Electra with $5 million

    LORRAIN TOWNSHIP (Staff/Special) – Electra Battery Materials Corporation has announced it has received $5 million in funding from Natural Resources Canada to support development of its battery materials …

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Meet FedNor’s new regional initiatives officer

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — She knows the people of this region and being community-minded is what she’s known for, so the role of the Federal Economic …

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Canada’s living standards continue to erode

  By Frank Stronach You don’t need an economic study to tell you that prices have skyrocketed the past few years. Any Canadian who buys groceries, fills up the gas …

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Spring Report from Queen’s Park

By John Vanthof Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP On June 6 the Ford government decided to not only get out of “Dodge” one week early, but they also made sure they didn’t have …

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Ministry questioned over hauled sewage lagoon

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof rose in the Legislature May 27 to question whether the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation …

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Cobalt increases tax levy by 13.5 per cent

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has passed its 2024 budget with a 13.5 per cent increase in the municipal tax. Town manager Steven …

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