The Canadian National Geographic Society has named the Grey Jay as Canada’s bird. Many people in the Temiskaming region might know the bird as the Whiskey Jack, a trickster and a hardy bird found in the Boreal forests of the region. This photo was taken on Whitney Lake, south
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Wishing you a Merry Christmas
Canada is a wonderful country–a place of ideals, rights, and freedoms.It’s a place where nations have been attempting to iron out an agreement where people of different backgrounds and beliefs can live side by side and in harmony to pursue their dreams and ambitions.It began with the
PC Peter Politis
Focusing on Northern issuesDarlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COCHRANE — “I’m relieved that we are finally going to the people of the province to choose their own leader and representation,” said Timiskaming-Cochrane Progressive Conservative candidate Peter Politis of the upcoming provincial election June 12.“For two years we’ve been forced
Vehicle Accident – Update
Two-vehicle accident outside New Liskeard
DISTRICT (Staff) — A 15-year-old male was transported by air ambulance to Ottawa Monday morning, December 30 after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 outside New Liskeard.
The 15-year-old male was a passenger in the car involved in a collision with a minivan at the intersection of Highway 11 and Rockley Road at approximately 10 a.m.
Two other occupants in the car were taken by ambulance to hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
Two of the four occupants in the minivan were also transported by ambulance to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries, police stated.
Police are investigating the collision with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit.
The highway was closed along the highway bypass of New Liskeard as the collision was being investigated.
More details will be in the January 8 Speaker.
Personality of the Year
Sarah Marsden: A champion for anti-bullying campaignSue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — When you call someone a champion it’s usually because they have taken on a cause and made a difference in their community.They have worked with a goal to help others and raise awareness.Ecole secondaire catholique Sainte-Marie student 15 year-old
Story of the Year
Gordon Brock Speaker Editor The Murder of Chris ParsonsDISTRICT – From the time in June the police called his death a homicide and right through to year’s end the questions have remained the same concerning the death of Chris Parsons.Who would want to hurt him and why?Mr. Parsons, known better to some
A Cry for Justice
GORDON BROCK Speaker Editor Year ends with two unresolved murders and remembrance for a young Earlton teenDISTRICT – From early in 2013 to year’s end, the common thread in our community throughout the past 12 months seemed to be a cry for justice. Many of the top news stories in Temiskaming this
Jeffery Douglas Foat
Jeffery Douglas “Jeff” Foat died peacefully at the age of 55 at the Temiskaming Hospital on Saturday, December 21, 2013 following a long illness.He was born May 13, 1958 at Long Beach,
Truman Augustus Kelly
New Liskeard resident Truman Augustus Kelly died December 17, 2013.He was born in Bancroft, Ontario, on March 20, 1916, to J. James W. Kelly and Florence Ella Connell.Educated in Bancroft and New Liskeard, Mr.
George Daniel Wilson
George Daniel Wilson died at 6 p.m. December 23, 2013 at the Englehart Hospital after a courageous battle of cancer five days before his 77th birthday. At the time of his death