Posts in category Buying Local

New community service signs revive entrances

Timmins has two new community service signs at the east and west entrances of town. Replacing the tired, plain brown signs are two bright, attractive modern signs that match the colour of our new brand and welcome signage.

Timmins Rock Getting Ready for New Season

The Timmins Rock Hockey team is gearing up for the upcoming season in September and try-outs are being held from August 4-7. The Mac is also undergoing some repairs and upgrades to be ready for the season. The new Rock logo and new Timmins logo have been painted on the ice and they look great! […]

Brewery in the Works for Timmins

Timmins businessman, Jonathan St-Pierre, wants to start up a local brewery. Customers in Timmins have demonstrated support for local products and expressed a desire to see local beer available for consumption.

Radical Gardens Opens New Restaurant

Supporting local businesses and expanding agriculture are two recommendations in the Timmins 2020 Strategic Plan. Radical Gardens Farm is working to do just that with their new restaurant/market that opened on the corner of 5th Ave and Balsam N. The restaurant serves up local food and their speciality is roasted tomato soup and the killer […]

Farmers Market Gets Two Year Lease for Centennial Hall

The Mountjoy Independent Farmers Market will continue to call the Mountjoy Centennial Hall home for at least two more years. The Market has been renting Centennial Hall on a year-by-year basis for quite some time and the City has agreed to give them a two year lease. City council has been debating the fate of […]

NOBA Awards to Celebrate Northern Ontario Business

The 29th annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) are now accepting nominations. Throughout the years  over 250 Northern Ontario companies have received some of these prestigious awards.  Entrepreneurs are the backbone of our economy and it is important to recognize the myriad ways in which they contribute to our communities from hiring and training local […]

Timmins Swag is Coming!

The Timmins brand is coming to a store near you! Our brand story is that Timmins has a wealth of opportunities that centre on our many different resources – human, natural, knowledge-based and cultural. This brand story honours our past, but keeps us open to the future. Alfie’s Cigar Store in down town Timmins and Wicked […]

Agriculture in Timmins is Growing

Agriculture in Timmins is Growing Local agriculture is experiencing growth and the grass-roots momentum in Timmins is exciting. The TEDC continues to apply for funding from both NOHFC and FedNor and promote opportunities for local farmers to access funding and information. Stay tuned for updates as the weather gets warmer.  

Timmins 2020 to be at Urban Park Aug 22

Members of the Timmins 2020 project team will be at the Urban Park on August 22. Stop by the booth for a chat or to ask questions about the Timmins Strategic Plan, and how the City and its partners are making Timmins a better place to live. We’ll also have some hard copies of the […]

Buy Local Campaign prompts Facebook discussion

As part of Timmins 2020’s efforts to engage local residents in the plan, the Timmins 2020 Facebook page is updated frequently with news, resources, and  thought-provoking questions. This week, the focus was on the Timmins Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Buy Local Campaign. Questions such as, “Do you think your community pride affects your decision to […]