Monthly Archives: February 2018

Detectors provide necessary warnings

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — After a scary incident with a carbon monoxide (CO) detector, Haileybury resident Kayla Burrows has some advice for people concerning the odourless gas often called the “silent killer.”“I woke up to a very loud beep in my house” on February 21, she told The Speaker.Once

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Earlton Airport plan gets Charlton-Dack nod

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK - The Municipality of Charlton and Dack has given its support to the Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport Authority and its five-year operation plan.At the municipality's Monday, February 26 meeting, council unanimously approved the plan.Currently, area municipalities are being requested to approve the plan which would show backing for

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BFO names new president

TORONTO (Special) – A Southwestern Ontario feedlot operator has succeeded Hilliard Township’s Matt Bowman as president of the organization representing the province’s beef producers.Late last week, the board of Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) chose Joe Hill, formerly its vice-president, to head its board for the next year.He follows Bowman,

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New Beach Gardens plan unveiled

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The first phase of a revamped plan for residential development on the New Liskeard waterfront will feature three detached homes and eight townhouses.“There’s been a lot of consultation, a lot of discussion, a lot of money spent to get to this point,” said Mike Del

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Englehart letting loose Dr. Seuss

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Don’t be alarmed if you spot cats in hats or mini Whos from Whoville in Englehart this weekend.They’re just carnival-goers getting in the spirit of this weekend’s three-day festival dubbed “Seuss on the Loose.”The theme emerged when carnival organizers realized that Friday, March 2, would be

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Fire and Ice mark Shiverfest ’18

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Shiverfest 2018 is retaining its regal air.On Thursday, March 1, a royal family will be crowned to preside over Temagami’s winter carnival.But the title has nothing to do with heredity.Prospective royals will be featured in a photo gallery at the Temagami community hall. Diners at the spaghetti

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Enterprise Temiskaming on the move

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A business centre helping Temiskaming entrepreneurs, small businesses and students is moving.Enterprise Temiskaming Small Business Resource Centre is funded by the province. The City of Temiskaming Shores has been a partner, providing office space and administrative support at city hall since 2004.Enterprise Temiskaming, however, is

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