Monthly Archives: April 2019

Unknowns remain in health restructuring: THU

DISTRICT (Staff) - Changes to public health in Ontario were announced in the April 11 budget, with upwards of $200 million to be cut from the local public health system by 2021-2022 and proposed changes to the provincial-municipal cost sharing of public health funding.“Although we have some concerns about the

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CSCT Community Walk May 9

DISTRICT (Staff) — It’s time to dust off the running shoes, grab your water bottle and head to the 15th annual Centre du santé du communautaire du Témiskaming (CSCT) Community Walk on Thursday, May 9, at noon.The walk is a way to bring the community together during a healthy living

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Boil Water Advisory for Latchford

Residents serviced by the Latchford Municipal Drinking Water Distribution System are being notified of a precautionary boil water advisory effective immediately Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Residents are being advised to boil water to a rolling boil for at least one minute and or use bottle water to drink,  gargle, brush

Festival honours life in Temiskaming

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’s a “joie de vivre” kind of vibe for the 14th annual Festival des Folies Franco-Fun which runs April 25-28.The Festival honours French Canadian traditions, culture, music, art, literature, food and entertainment during the four-day festival taking place Thursday to Sunday in Temiskaming Shores.The festival

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Police investigating death of local man

COLEMAN TOWNSHIP (Staff) — The Temiskaming detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say on April 15, shortly before 2 p.m. they were notified of found human remains in Coleman Township, southeast of Cobalt.A post mortem was conducted by the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service in Ottawa.The human remains have been

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Youth hoops league shakes things up

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The TDSS Youth Basketball League has another full roster of more than 140 players this season and kids are seeing a few changes in the format.The league’s founder, Cathy Beauchamp, isn’t leading the way this year because of work commitments that have taken her away

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Golden anniversary for Walkathon in 2019

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – If you’ve been thinking about participating in the Walkathon, this year is special.The fundraiser for Community Living Temiskaming South is marking its 50th anniversary on Saturday, May 4.“We are excited to be celebrating this amazing milestone,” said Andrea Steis, resources manager at Community Living.“We have

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NOHA comes home for 100th

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COBALT/TEMISKAMING SHORES – Hockey’s roots run deep in Northeastern Ontario.There will be a special acknowledgment of that May 3-5 when the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) comes back to where it all started.The governing association for minor hockey from the Quebec border to North Bay, west to Sault

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