Posts in category Community Engagement



The Timmins Economic Development Corporation and the Venture Centre are holding the next Age-Friendly Community public consultation in South Porcupine on March 1st. About 33% of Porcupine’s population is above the age of 50, according to the 2011 Census. “We need as much feedback as possible to develop strategies to ensure the city is age […]

Kayak Festival Will be the Biggest Yet

The Great Canadian Kayak Festival keeps getting bigger and better.  Over the years the festival has expanded and offered programming for children, music acts, fireworks, and delicious food. This year is set to be the events biggest year with over $10,000 in donations. The 4, 400 foot marketplace tent is sold out and overflow vendors […]

Radical Graffiti on New Timmins Business

Radical Gardens wants to change the way we perceive of art, community beautification and public space. They are hoping to help rebuild community pride and demonstrate that city beautification is a community project by offering up the walls of their new restaurant as a blank canvas. Owner, Brianna Humphrey, is an artist and hand painted […]

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 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.  

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 […]

Pow Wow Celebrates Aboriginal Culture

Northern college is gearing up to celebrate its 14th Annual Traditional Powwow that will kick off with a concert on Friday, April 10. The event will feature a grand entry, a native fashion show, a feast, a craft and information fair and, traditional drummers. Grand master of ceremonies will be Elder David Faeries. The event […]

Recognizing Community Commitment

Art Pultz, past president of the Timmins Chamber of Commerce and general manager of Timmins’ KiSS 99.3/Q92, has been given two national awards for his volunteer service. He recently won: The Rogers Communcations’ Employee of the Year Award for his commitment to making Timmins a better place to do business. The 2014 CEO Award, which […]

Local Musicians Pay Homage to Timmins

Every great City has a song or two and Timmins is no exception. Our rich culture and heritage inspires artists to write about how great we are! These songs written by local artists demonstrate community engagement and pride. The more pride that we build together the stronger we are as a City! We are proud […]

New Council Learns About Timmins 2020

New Council Learns About Timmins 2020

The elections are over and the new council is gearing up for a new term. As part of their orientation they will be receiving an introduction to the Timmins 2020 Strategic Plan on November 19.  The Timmins 2020 Plan was created based on your comments and feedback regarding the issues that are the most important […]