Day: September 6, 2019

Time is running out to have your say

Timmins Daily Press Responses have been pouring in for the 18th annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, with members of the public being asked to vote for their favourite local businesses. But time is running out. There are only a few days left to have your say, with the online survey closing at midnight on Tuesday. […]

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Timmins night a ‘whirlwind’

Timmins Daily Press The Al-Ahmed family at the 26th annual Welcome to Timmins Night on Wednesday. They are the second of two Syrian families sponsored in Timmins in the spring of 2018. From left to right: Mohamed, Sawsan, Abdullah, Ghazwan, Youssef, and Tabarak with their mother Sahar. Not pictured is Fawaz, the children’s father. Photo […]

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Randy in the Rings: Curling teams getting an early start

Sudbury Star Team Tanner Horgan Photo supplied To the casual fan of curling, the beginning of September might seem a touch early for us local media types to be diving in head first to the storylines and early season updates of the 2019-20 schedule. Yet stop and consider, for a moment, that it has now […]

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Excitement builds in Verner as start of International Plowing Match nears

North Bay Nugget A plowing demonstration takes place on the grounds of the International Plowing Match in Verner, Friday. Michael Lee/The Nugget jpg, NB VERNER — When he bought his land 42 years ago, Daniel Olivier never thought that one day he would host a worldwide event for 100,000 people. In less than two weeks, […]

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All Heart honouring long-time friend

North Bay Nugget Kathy Jeanneault is honouring her friend and long-time supporter Brenda Lautaoja at Saturday’s All Heart Pet Rescue Walk-A-Thon at Thomson Park. Lautaoja was killed in her home in March. Her son has been charged with second-degree murder. Jennifer Hamilton-McCharles, The Nugget jpg, NB Kathy Jeanneault is breaking her silence. Although the pain […]

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North Bay internet service liaison receives $1.9M from FedNor

North Bay Nugget Nipissing-Timiskaming Liberal MP Anthony Rota announces $1.9 million in funding from FedNor for Blue Sky Net at the East Ferris Community Centre, Friday. Michael Lee/The Nugget jpg, NB ASTORVILLE — The federal government is providing nearly $1.9 million through FedNor to the North Bay-based organization Blue Sky Net to keep its operations […]

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Health and safety blitz set for Oct. 1

North Bay Nugget Workplace Safety North will host two webinars with the Ministry of Labour in advance of a province-wide health and safety inspection blitz on musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards in all sectors. Submitted Photo The provincial Ministry of Labour is conducting a province-wide health and safety inspection blitz from Oct. 1 to Dec. […]

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Nipissing First Nation road project gets federal backing

North Bay Nugget Scott McLeod The federal government has approved a more than $4-million project in Nipissing First Nation through Canada’s national infrastructure fund. In a statement released Friday by Infrastructure Canada, Nipissing-Timiskaming Liberal MP Anthony Rota announced $3.3 million in funding to build a new road between the communities of Yellek and Duchesnay. The […]

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DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Marcos Assis via Getty Images The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a voluntary agreement with California to follow stricter fuel efficiency standards. After The Wall Street Journal broke the news, Ford and Honda […]

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Une désinformation coordonnée sur les médias sociaux pendant les élections albertaines

Radio-Canada | En ligne Des comptes robotisés ou anonymes ont répandu de la désinformation sur les réseaux sociaux pendant la campagne électorale albertaine, selon un nouveau rapport. Photo : Reuters / Candace Elliott Partagez via Facebook(Fenêtre modale) Facebook Partagez via Twitter(Fenêtre modale) Twitter Partagez via LinkedIn(Fenêtre modale) LinkedIn Partagez via Courriel(Fenêtre modale) Courriel Activer l’option d’impression du […]

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