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DSBONE teachers join provincial action

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As Ontario teachers press for a new contract, elementary and high school teachers in District School Board Ontario North East joined their counterparts …

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Connecting place and time through art

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HENWOOD TOWNSHIP – About six years ago, Bruce Cull set up his home and art studio in a quiet, wild and spectacularly pretty part of Temiskaming. …

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Spotlight on Mary Poppinsmusical at Classic

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter COBALT – Mary Poppins, the classic musical tale described as the greatest children’s tale ever produced is being staged at the Classic Theatre in Cobalt by Small …

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Established regional artists present Northern portraits

HAILEYBURY (Staff) – The next exhibition at the Temiskaming Art Gallery will include works by eight well-established Northeastern Ontario artists. The exhibition looks at the people of Northern Ontario through …

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Bracelets and books for Kalix Leveille

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Kalix Leveille is only two but he has undergone seven surgeries already. He’s likely spent more time inside a hospital than on the …

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Annual festival had people dancing in the streets

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Mother Nature did not immediately get into the right mood for the Village Noël in downtown New Liskeard this year, but once she …

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Go big or go home

Whether it is climate change, or simply a harsh winter, the advance of winter has been dramatic and exceptional. Last winter the effort to maintain roads to a passable condition …

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Highways need good drivers, too

By Steven Larocque Snow and highway clearing are back in the news and in the conversations of Northerners across the region. November 28 we received an email from Mushkegowuk-James Bay …

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Legros named to Team Canada U18 roster

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES —Temiskaming Shores teen Brianna Legros, 17, traces her recent selection to Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 team all the way back to when she was …

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KidSport shuts down after 15 years

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – A program designed to help financially disadvantaged children and youth who were looking to play organized sports has decided to shut down “effective …

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Cubs hope to reverse trend against Soo Friday

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The fourth time may be the charm for the New Liskeard Cubs. The team will host the Sault Ste. Marie Jr. Greyhounds December …

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Seniors’ housing complex slated to open in 2021

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A 68-unit seniors’ housing complex now under construction in Dymond is expected to be ready for occupancy in early 2021. Twenty-one of the …

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Seeking improvements for northern highways

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – A study is underway to find out just how bad, or good, the maintenance is on Northern highways. The provincial New Democratic Party has …

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Gay Lea acquires Thornloe Cheese

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Thornloe Cheese has a new owner. Gay Lea Foods Co-Operative Ltd. announced earlier this week that it had purchased the dairy processor from …

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Wanted: tourism entrepreneurs to offer experiences

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A new tourism opportunity hopes to open the door for businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs in the Temiskaming Shores area to attract visitors. Project …

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Temiskaming returns with Royal honours

TORONTO (Staff/Special) – Temiskaming earned a golden win at this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. For the second consecutive year, a butter produced by Thornloe Cheese – an unsalted variety, …

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Improvements needed for travel grant program

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Efforts are underway for the creation of a Northern Health Travel Grant Advisory Committee. The goal of the committee would be to look into …

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Ontario Northland business case being finalized

NORTH BAY (Staff) – Changes seem to be in motion for Ontario Northland. The province is looking at transferring Ontario Northland to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Ontario Northland …

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ETFO preparing work-to-rule action

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – As elementary teachers in English-language public schools across Ontario prepare for work-to-rule action next week, District School Board Ontario North East schools will remain …

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