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Blind Dates and Read-a-Likes by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 03:02 PM

Welcome readers. I would like to introduce myself. My name is, Cole McNaughton, and I am the new staff member here at the Temiskaming Shores Public Library. I am a person who has always had a fondness for books and the activity of reading. Whether it be reading to my loved ones, for myself or even having others read to me the act has always finished with a feeling of a full and completed day. That is why making time to read is essential to our health even though picking out a new book to read can...

STATO – Farr Drive Extension

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 02:07 PM

1.0      Purpose and Intent

This Request for Tender describes the requirements of The Corporation of the City of Temiskaming Shores to receive submissions from qualified companies for the extension of the South Temiskaming Active Travel Organization (STATO) Trail from the intersection of Albert Street and Farr Drive to 325 Farr Drive in the former Town of Haileybury.

2.0      Background

The City of Temiskaming Shores has 15km of paved active...

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Temiskaming Shores Public Library and Ontario’s Re-opening Plan by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 04:50 AM

Under Ontario’s Re-opening plan, libraries may be allowed to open to the public in Step 2 of the plan ( ). We anticipate that this might happen sometime in early July, if the vaccination and key health indicator goals are met ( ).

Until this time, the library will continue to do contactless pickup of library items at the door of the library. Our modified hours of service during this time are as follows:

Municipal Fire Ban

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 01:34 PM

Temiskaming Shores – June 8, 2021 – With the extreme forest fire danger rating in the area, starting today the following municipalities have implemented Fire Ban:


The City of Temiskaming Shores
The Town of Cobalt,
The Township of Coleman,
The Township of Harris, and
Lorrain Valley.


Under a fire ban, all burning permits are suspended and all open-air fires are prohibited, including fires for cooking and warmth. Persons must make alternate provisions for cooking and warmth, such as using...

Tennis Courts Resurfacing

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 02:39 PM

1.0 Objective

The objective of the Request for Tender is to solicit quotations for the resurfacing of the New Liskeard Lions Tennis Courts located within the City of Temiskaming Shores.

2.0 Submission

Submissions must be in .pdf format and submitted electronically to:

Subject line: RS-RFT-002-2021 “Lions Tennis Courts Resurfacing”
Addressed to: Logan Belanger, Clerk
The closing date for the submission of proposals will be at 2:00 pm local time on Tuesday June 29,...