Posts in category Economic Diversification

Timmins Pride a Huge Success

The 2nd annual Timmins Pride week was a huge success. The weeklong event kicked off with a flag raising and proclamation at City Hall and featured a host of events like rock and bowl, a pancake breakfast, musical performances and a drag show. The main event of the week was the parade on Saturday June […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee is working toward changing the music scene here in Timmins. They recently circulated a survey in the community to get feedback on what people want in terms of musical genres, and types of acts they want to see. The information will help the committee get a feel for local […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins!

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee wants to improve the local music scene. They want your feedback on what you would like to see in Timmins. This survey will provide them with information to help plan future musical events. Fill out the short survey here.  

Signage Project Coming to Fruition

The Timmins Signage Project that began in 2011 is finally coming to fruition. The Gateway signs are being delivered in June and will be installed over the summer. The signs are a great way to welcome visitors to our community and beautify our City. The signage project also features a service club sign that will […]

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 […]

1, 2, 3 Action: Timmins to be the Set for a New Movie

Two Lovers and a Bear will be shooting some of its winter scenes in Timmins. The movie will feature Canadian actress Tatiyana Maslany and American actor Dean Deaan as well as Agee, a 20 year old Polar Bear. The storyline sees the pair fall in love and take a leap of faith when faced with […]

Timmins is in for a Laugh Fest

The Timmins Comedy Festival  will be kicking off this Thursday and will run from March 26-28th. The event will feature a range of shows from family friendly comedy and motivational act Retro Bill to raunchy Inappropriate Thursday hosted by Rick Lemieux. Established and award winning comedians from Canada and the US will be featured in […]

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 […]

Summer Concert Series is Getting Bigger and Better

The 6th annual Summer Concert series gets underway on June 24th and will run until August 25th. Interest continues to be high as artists both local and regional are applying to take part in the series. This year the series is bigger and better with shows at two locations! Bannerman Park in South Porcupine will feature […]