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Teachers escalating strike action

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It may be a new year, but labour strife is continuing – and escalating – in the Ontario education system. Ontario’s teachers have …

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OTF comes up with $150,000 for new park

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – What a difference a few months can make. A year ago, hopes to build a splash pad park on the New Liskeard waterfront …

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Polish your French this winter

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Anyone who is interested in improving their French-language skills will once again have an opportunity cet hiver. The Centre d’education des adultes de …

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Nora Visser receives NOAA recognition pin

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Members of the Temiskaming Palette and Brush Club gathered for their annual general meeting at their clubhouse located at the Shelley Herbert-Shea Memorial …

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Francophone community leaders at centre stage

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Josette Côté is busy. The resume of the Temiskaming Shores woman includes years of service on the city’s accessibility advisory committee and the …

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Spring reconstruction for Charlton ice rink

CHARLTON (Staff) – Plans are in place for the reconstruction of the ice rink in Charlton. The roof of the outdoor rink collapsed in early 2019 due to an accumulation …

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Wait for it….

The Ontario government has announced the return of a spring bear hunt. Actually, they announced the beginning of the start of looking into bringing back the hunt. “John Yakabuski, Minister …

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Confessions of an Anglophone

By Darlene Wroe Je parle juste un peu français, et je comprendre un peu français. Je veux je comprendre mieux le français et je veux je pouvoir le parler. For …

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Local couple competing in NOCA provincials

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Ryan and Amber Sayer live in the same house and they’ll also be curling in the same house next week in Temiskaming Shores. …

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Crowd Sweep for infant bed donations

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Curling fans at the 2020 Rock the Shores Northern Ontario Curling Association Men’s and Scotties Provincials will have a chance to help babies …

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Cubs return to league action on the weekend

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Cubs competed hard and gained valuable experience at the 2020 Steve Richey Tournament of Champions held in Peterborough January 16-19. …

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Outbreak spurring vaccination clinics

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As the number of probable and confirmed cases of whooping cough rises, the Timiskaming Health Unit is holding immunization clinics. The health unit …

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Province proposing return of spring bear hunt

ELK LAKE (Staff) – The Northern Ontario Bear Management Association says it is extremely pleased with the Ford government’s plan to modify bear hunt regulations. The provincial government announced Friday, …

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Police blotter

Two charged with shoplifting TEMISKAMING SHORES – Two Temiskaming Shores youths were charged after police say brand-name clothing was stolen from a New Liskeard store. Temiskaming OPP responded to a …

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Claims and Defences holds court in New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A new paralegal service has opened in New Liskeard offering the highest level of dedication and professionalism and affordability in legal representation for …

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Local grower helps families during the holidays

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Partnerships between the Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OMPA), the Toronto Wholesalers Produce Association (TWPA) and Gwillimdale Farms owner John Hambly provided 722 hampers of …

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Consultations open on medical assistance in dying

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – Temiskaming residents have the opportunity to share their views on medical assistance in dying. Public consultations on the important issue are now underway, said Nipissing-Timiskaming MP …

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City continuing 2020 budget discussions

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As January draws to a close, city council and staff continue to review spending plans for 2020, department by department and project by …

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Charlton-Dack continuing to develop shared services

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK – Municipality of Charlton and Dack Reeve Merrill Bond is optimistic about the future for his municipality, and for the surrounding area. He is seeing …

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