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Rockin’ arranging camping on private property

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Rockin’ on Canada Day organizers have found a work-around to provide camping for visitors to the inaugural event. A number of …

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YOUNG POETS

  A highlight of this year’s Spring Pulse Poetry Festival was recognition of winners of the Jim Sargent Elementary School Poetry Contest. Pictured above are, front from left, Danika O’Shaughnessy-Bourdon, …

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OUTDOOR ART INSTALLATION

  For years, members of the Union culturelle des Franco-Ontariennes (UCFO) in New Liskeard spread the word, asking people to collect plastic container lids. As a pandemic project, they transformed …

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Celebrating the life and work of Muriel Newton-White

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Temiskaming Art Gallery is now showing a retrospective exhibition of the works of Muriel Newton-White. The prolific artist …

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FOUNDATIONAL SUPPORT

  The Northdale Manor in New Liskeard was the beneficiary of $1,651 from The Temiskaming Foundation’s (TTF) Community Fund. The money was used to purchase a new dining set in …

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GRADUATING AIR CADETS

  Three cadets are graduating from the 355 Polaris Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron this year and each received awards of recognition. Pictured here from left to right are: Warrant …

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REMEMBERING

The New Liskeard Royal Canadian Legion Branch 33 pipe band, Legion members and friends gathered June 2 to pay tribute at the graveside of Lawrence “Bun” Eckensviller, a World War …

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Ups and downs

• Thumbs up to Father’s Day across Canada this Sunday. It’s a time to let dads know they’re appreciated and needed for all they do for their families. Breakfast in …

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Hay, it’s summertime

By Diane Johnston Asparagus and rhubarb. Charity BBQs and ice cream cones. Blackflies, mosquitoes and an onslaught of creepy, crawling caterpillars. This is truly the season of abundance. Summer hits …

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Clearing the air on local air quality

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – With the wildfire season underway, the Timiskaming Health Unit is launching a new reporting tool on local air quality conditions. The …

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Chair warns Bunker museum can’t handle more costs

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has asked staff to review rent for all its municipal buildings. One of the municipal buildings, the Fraser …

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Natural Resources boosts Electra with $5 million

    LORRAIN TOWNSHIP (Staff/Special) – Electra Battery Materials Corporation has announced it has received $5 million in funding from Natural Resources Canada to support development of its battery materials …

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Meet FedNor’s new regional initiatives officer

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — She knows the people of this region and being community-minded is what she’s known for, so the role of the Federal Economic …

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Canada’s living standards continue to erode

  By Frank Stronach You don’t need an economic study to tell you that prices have skyrocketed the past few years. Any Canadian who buys groceries, fills up the gas …

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Ministry questioned over hauled sewage lagoon

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof rose in the Legislature May 27 to question whether the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation …

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Cobalt increases tax levy by 13.5 per cent

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has passed its 2024 budget with a 13.5 per cent increase in the municipal tax. Town manager Steven …

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Federal candidate sought by local Liberals

    DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – The Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal Liberal Association is accepting applications from individuals interested in becoming the Liberal Party candidate for the next federal election. Interested individuals have …

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