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Long-term care vaccinations coming

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Residents, staff and designated essential caregivers at Temiskaming’s long-term care residences can prepare to roll up their sleeves for a COVID-19 vaccination. “We …

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Living Temagami hosting acoustic music concert series

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Music has a way of inspiring and connecting. Living Temagami – Arts and Culture recognizes that and feels that music makes …

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Videos GoNorth – to Moonbeam

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A third video promoting Northern Ontario as a healthy place to work and play has been released online. The 4.5-minute video showcases Northern Truss …

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Hospital, NL resident kick off 2021 with a win

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Riley Dupuis was just getting up in preparation to work the night shift at Alamos Gold when he checked his cellphone. He saw …

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Foundation building Vital Signs

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The Temiskaming Foundation wants to take the pulse of the community to improve its overall health. The foundation, a local endowment fund created in …

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Lockdown in reel time

By Diane Johnston Just after Christmas, a friend emailed me a link to a contest that she figured would suit me to a tee. Contestants are invited to apply to …

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Good and bad

    There’s good news on the local vaccine front. Dr. Glenn Corneil, the district’s acting medical officer of health and CEO of the Timiskaming Health Unit, told The Speaker …

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Staying physical during COVID-19

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that many of us are staying home while lockdowns take place across this region and further afield. …

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Hog Line Report

    With Angus McStone Looks like, at least at the time of this writing for deadline last week for the Haileybury Curling Club (HCC), the national events in the …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur Everyone has the right to their opinion, but the slip of the tongue, an off-the-cuff remark, a homophobic slur etc. is not acceptable any longer. So when …

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Small businesses struggling under lockdown

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Small businesses across Ontario are struggling under the impact of the restrictions and lockdowns which have been taking place through the past …

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MPP encourages businesses to apply for funding

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — As small businesses struggle and strain to keep their doors open due to the most recent lockdown, Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof is …

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Angus voted Best Mentor among parliamentarians

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus is this year’s recipient of Maclean’s magazine’s Best Mentor award. This was the 12th annual Parliamentarians of the …

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Kerns Township experienced a good year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter KERNS TOWNSHIP – Kerns Township had a good year. While agriculture has seen a resurgence with three farms purchased by young men, and with a fairly …

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Evanturel has continued business as usual

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL TOWNSHIP – The Township of Evanturel has been working through the pandemic. “Our day-to-day operations continued as usual for the most part and both levels …

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