City of Timmins

Cannabis stores near schools a concern for DSBONE

Timmins Daily Press DSBONE recommends a minimum distance of 1.5 kilometres instead of the 150 metres mandated by the provincial government. District School Board Ontario North East administration office in Schumacher. Ron Grech/The Daily Press file photo The English public school board is calling on the City of Timmins to pass a bylaw to make […]

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Council approves final phase of Hollinger Park project

Timmins Daily Press Sam Harvey,10, playing at the Hollinger Park playground Monday while on a family vacation to visit his grandparents in Timmins. ELENA DE LUIGI/THE DAILY PRESS jpg, TD City council has approved a motion to move forward with the final phase of the remediation and beautification project for Hollinger Park at a special […]

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City moves to replace century-old water filtration header

Timmins Daily Press Failing part was installed more than a 100 years ago by the Hollinger Mine A vital part of the city’s water distribution system that was installed at the filtration plant by the Hollinger Mine more than a century ago is in failing condition and in need of replacement. A request to replace […]

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City gives green light to Bucket Shop expansion

Timmins Daily Press Approval of two new industrial buildings made despite some concerns about their proximity to an elementary school. Timmins city hall TD Timmins council has given the green light to a couple of new industrial buildings, including a paint shop, despite some concerns about their proximity to an elementary school nearby. On Tuesday, […]

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Metro launches trial shuttle service

Timmins Daily Press An additional shuttle service is being introduced on Sept. 5 from the Spruce Hill Lodge. Greg Belcher, a manager with Metro grocery stores, stands at the entrance of a shuttle bus that will be providing East End residents with free transportation twice a day every Thursday between the Porcupine Mall and the […]

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Showcasing what Timmins has to offer

Timmins Daily Press Welcome to Timmins Night takes place at the McIntyre Curling Club on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Welcome to Timmins Night returns on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the McIntyre Curling club to promote some of the non-profit organizations from the community. This photo was taken during a Welcome to Timmins Night event several years […]

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First Nations benefit from jointly owned firm

Timmins Daily Press Contracting firm jointly owned by Flying Post, Matachewan, Mattagami and Wahgoshig First Nations. Attending the “grand opening” of Niiwin General Partnership was, from left, Jason Batisse, chief of Matachewan, Jean Lemieux, Matachewan councillor, Lilianne Jobson, councillor/board member, Timmins Mayor George Pirie, Ivan McKay, Niiwin’s manager of health and safety and community relations, […]

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Group has its ducks in a row for annual fundraiser

Timmins Daily Press Duck race for Alzheimer Society at the conclusion of the kayak festival Elizabeth McLeod, executive director at the Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District, is all set for the duck race taking place at the conclusion of the Great Canadian Kayak Challenge and Festival. RICHA BHOSALE/THE DAILY PRESS jpg, TD The kayak races, […]

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Golfers tee up to raise $110,000 for hospital

Timmins Daily Press Annual fundraising tourney organized by Timmins hospital foundation Behram Engineer, left, Katrina Stuart, Linda Guindon and Guy Guindon pause for the picture during the 10th-annual John P. Charity Golf tournament held at Spruce Needles Golf Club on Saturday. The event raised $110,000 for the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation. RICHA BHOSALE/THE DAILY […]

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Living Space gears up for next month’s Summit for Solving Homelessness

Timmins Daily Press The event will focus on implementing strategies to serve Timmins’ current homeless population. Jason Sereda, executive director of Living Space in Timmins. RON GRECH/THE DAILY PRESS SunMedia In any city, the quest to end homelessness is equal parts noble and daunting. In Timmins, that quest might be complete in the next half-dozen […]

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