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CJTT campaign raises a record $88,000

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — It must have been an omen, a sweet one at that, of things to come. The 2019 CJTT FM Christmas Wish Campaign was handed …

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Drawing on inspiration...

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TDSS presents plays, art walk and music Friday

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Students and staff at Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) are offering an Evening of the Arts on Friday, November 22, at 7 p.m. …

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Temiskaming concert band a community effort

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – “We plan our holidays to come back on band days.” So says Ian Halton, a French horn player who with his tenor sax-playing …

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We Club donates to Salvation Army Food Bank

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Public School (NLPS) We Club members, comprised of Grades 3-6 students and staff, collected non-perishable food items during a one-week …

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Remembrance Day ceremonies...

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Musician reflects on Matachewan First Nation roots

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter MATACHEWAN – A young Indigenous musician and motivational speaker based in Ottawa has made a second trip back to his roots at Matachewan First Nation. Cody …

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Our three cultures and more

The arrival of the annual Village Noël November 21 to 23 gives us all an opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity of this region, and the notable quality of the …

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Grapes lines

By Steven Larocque The Speaker’s web poll this week was about the firing of Don Cherry from Coach’s Corner on Hockey Night in Canada. As of this writing, the poll …

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Apollos look to drive a spike in opposition

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Senior Boys volleyball team from Ste-Marie is on a big road trip this week. Big in terms of travel – over seven …

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Cubs continue hot streak with OT win over Kap

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Trailing 4-0 before the game was half over, it didn’t look good for the New Liskeard Cubs Friday night at the Don Shepherdson …

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Atoms battle for Challenge Cup

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Get ready for some fast and furious action on the ice this weekend. The annual Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup takes place …

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Police Blotter

Multiple charges PACAUD – A Pacaud Township resident faces a number of charges after police responded last week to a call involving a weapon. Temiskaming OPP report that members of …

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Englehart resident facing charges

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – An Englehart resident faces several charges after police responded to a report of a person acting in a threatening manner in the vicinity of …

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Equipment theft under investigation

CHARLTON-DACK – Police are seeking the public’s help as they investigate the theft of towing equipment from a Highway 560 property late last month. Temiskaming OPP say a blue and …

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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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Improving digital tools in New Liskeard

NEW LISKEARD (Staff) — The New Liskeard BIA (Business Improvement Area) has launched a digital service program to help small businesses improve their online presence. The BIA has $10,000 for …

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Temiskaming making Royal engagement

TORONTO (Special/Staff) – A taste of Temiskaming is making the trip to Toronto for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Three businesses from Temiskaming will be among more than 40 agriculture-related …

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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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Strike action if necessary: OSSTF

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – As elementary teachers at English-language public schools across Ontario prepare for work-to-rule action, their secondary school counterparts have also endorsed strike action if necessary. …

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