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 […]
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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 […]
The gateway signs are almost finished and they're in transit toward Timmins. The signs feature striking complementary colours and will look great against the green backdrop of our forests.
Corey Grenier from Pride Signs came to Timmins to discuss the new entrance way signs. Grenier visited the proposed locations for the signs and discussed installation details with City engineer Luc Duval. The signs will be delivered to Timmins by the end of July. They will be a great addition to our community and will […]
The Working Class is a new music venue in the City and is the result of a collaborative effort between local promoter John Cayen and musician Krys Saudino. The venue is dedicated to live entertainment and features a stage that will be dedicated to different types of performers. There is a lack of suitable infrastructure […]
The 4th Annual Mixed Golf Tournament in support of the YMCA will be held August 1-2, 2015 at the Hollinger Golf Course. Creating partnerships is a great way to tackle local issues and support local not for profits. The title sponsor this year is Porcupine Timber Mart who will be donating $5,000. The Steering Committee […]
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 […]