Monthly Archives: August 2018

OPP Requesting Public Assistance

(TEMISKAMING SHORES) – On August 26 at approximately 3:27 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call for a break and enter at a residence on Paddon Crescent, in Temiskaming Shores.Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the incident occurred between 3:15 a.m.

Vanthof named an NDP deputy leader

TORONTO (Staff/Special) – Temiskaming's MPP has been named a deputy leader of Ontario's New Democrats.New Democrat John Vanthof easily won a third term as Timiskaming-Cochrane's MPP in the June 7 election. At the same time, the New Democrats formed the Official Opposition.Last week, NDP leader Andrea Horwath appointed Vanthof one

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Englehart incumbent mayor challenged this election

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART - Incumbent Englehart mayor Nina Wallace is being challenged for the position by Gary Schaap.Wallace has held the position since 2005 and prior to that sat on council since 2001.Schaap's political experience includes running as a candidate for the Northern Ontario Party in the last provincial election.GARY

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Nine in race for four Coleman council seats

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COLEMAN – In Coleman Township, Mayor Dan Cleroux has been acclaimed to a third term as head of council.But there's a race for the four council seats.Incumbents Susan Cote, Ken Laffrenier, Cathy Marcella and Lois Perry are seeking re-election.Newcomers seeking a councillor position are Richard Beauchamp, Nina Marie

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Ballot choices for Board ONE voters

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Three names will appear on the ballot for two seats representing the South Temiskaming area on District School Board Ontario North East.But one of the candidates has said he's no longer interested in pursuing a position.In an interview last week, incumbent Bruce Cutten said there have

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Northern Ontario Showcase growing at PDAC ’19

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city will once again take the lead in organizing Northern Ontario's presence at a mammoth mining convention next year.Temiskaming Shores and its partners will coordinate the Northern Ontario Showcase at the 2019 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto.It's the largest

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Withdrawing from the race

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Municipal elections are still two months away, but signs are sprouting in some areas and candidates are reaching out to voters.However, a couple of candidates in the Temiskaming area have said they're no longer interested in pursuing a seat on municipal council or school board.They've

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Cobalt has new interim CAO

COBALT (Staff/Special) - The Town of Cobalt has retained David King of Sudbury as its interim chief administrative officer.King has previous experience working with the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and also established MAS (Municipal Advisory Services) to assist northern and rural municipalities to navigate senior levels of

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