Posts in category Social Fabric

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 […]

Artemis Youth Centre Gearing up for Fundraiser

The founders of Artemis Youth Centre are determined to fight childhood obesity in Timmins and provide opportunities for youth engagement in the community.The name Artemis comes from Greek mythology and the Godess Artemis was the protector of children and animals. The founders believe that her story of strength and agility will be an inspiration to […]

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 […]

YMCA to Reschedule Youth Forum to Coincide with Healthy Kids Week

The YMCA of Timmins Youth 4 Timmins Youth Forum is being rescheduled for the first week of June. Specific dates and activities will be confirmed in the coming months. The YMCA is committed to increasing youth engagement in Timmins and including as many youth as possible. It was decided that June is a more accessible […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Timmins Flags Build Community Pride

Timmins flags and vertical banners are being ordered as part of the Timmins 2020 Branding Strategy. The flags and banners will be distributed to local arenas, the Timmins Victor M. Power Airport, the Timmins Public Library and City Hall. The flags will mirror the design and color of the wayfinding and entrance signs. They will […]