Monthly Archives: April 2018

Voices in the dark

Our condolences go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in Monday's violent attack in Toronto.We also are thinking of those who are injured and still struggling after being struck when a van was purposefully driven into a crowd of people on Yonge Street.Images, sounds

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Generosity near and far

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor Last week the GoFundMe online page for the Humboldt Broncos closed down with $15 million dollars pledged after 12 days.It was an amazing response from 142,000 people across Canada and many parts of the world as the tragic bus crash that killed 16 tugged at the heartstrings of

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Blood donor clinic continuing

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – There’s still time to make a blood donation in New Liskeard.Day 2 of the clinic runs today (April 25) from noon to 3 p.m. at Riverside Place.Forty-six spots remain available, said Joanne Drake, territory manager for Canadian Blood Services, in an email.“If you have an hour

Blood donors wanted

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Lots of appointment slots remain available for the upcoming blood donor clinic in New Liskeard.Canadian Blood Services hoped to collect 154 units of blood at the April 24-25 clinic.But 100 appointment spots remain available, said Canadian Blood Services territory manager Joanne Drake.To book an appointment online,

Ethan Allair drafted by OHL Sarnia Sting

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — Temagami-based hockey player Ethan Allair, 16, has one skate in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) door but he has to prove he belongs when he laces up his skates later this year to tryout for the Sarnia Sting.He was taken in the first round of the

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