Monthly Archives: November 2018

Snow’s coming

Environment Canada has issued the following special weather statement for the Kirkland Lake, Englehart, New Liskeard and Temagami areas:Snow beginning late Saturday night.Snow is expected to move into Northeastern Ontario after midnight Saturday night. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible by Sunday evening. The snow is

ACFO protesting cuts to Francophone services

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING — As part of a province-wide movement, ACFO Témiskaming is organizing a protest on December 1.Supporters will gather Saturday at 1 p.m. outside Timiskaminig-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof’s office in New Liskeard.It’s in response to the provincial government’s cancellation of funding for a French-language university and the abolishment

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Hwy. 11 collision causes fuel spill

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN – A driver has been charged after a collision on Highway 11 north of Englehart earlier this week that caused a fuel spill.The November 26 collision involved two tractor-trailers.Police were called to the crash, which occurred between Road 4 and Road 5 in Chamberlain Township, shortly after

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Postal service resumes with back-to-work legislation

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter KIRKLAND LAKE – Regular postal service was to resume at noon yesterday (November 27) with the passage of federal legislation turning the dispute between Canada Post and its employees over to a mediator-arbitrator.Bill C-29 received Royal Assent late November 26.It brought an end to more than a month

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Evanturel awaiting response on ONTC dispute

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL TOWNSHIP - Evanturel Township is awaiting responses in the matter of a dispute between the small municipality of 447 people and the ONTC.The dispute involves invoices to the township from the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) since December 2015, which now amount to approximately $67,000.Premier Doug Ford,

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Tim Hortons rolls out restaurant in Englehart

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — One of North America’s largest restaurant chains, well-respected brand Tim Hortons, has opened a new outlet in Englehart located near Highway 11 at 141 4th Avenue.A restaurant grand opening celebration with a ribbon cutting, cake, balloons, dignitaries in attendance and a giveaway of 250 $2 Tim

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Cubs look to rebound with two against Timmins

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – There’s an opportunity to step up in the standings again for the New Liskeard Cubs.The Great North Midget League team takes on the Timmins Majors November 30 at home and then heads north December 1 to play at the McIntyre Arena.“Probably two of the bigger

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