Benjamin Aubé

Benjamin Aube

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Hearst Lumberjacks release Giroux-themed logo, uniform

Tributes to hometown hero Claude Giroux are front and centre as fans of the Hearst Lumberjacks can now dream in colour after the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League team released its logo and uniform on Monday.

The Hearst Lumberjacks, set to play their first season in the NOJHL when hockey season resumes in 2017-18, released their logo and uniform scheme to the public on their Facebook page Monday. The logo is a tribute to the town's roots in the forestry industry, while the icon on the lumberjack's right arm is the personal logo used by Claude Giroux, the NHL star and Hearst native who helped bring the franchise to his hometown. The treeline in the background form a crown in recognition of the Hearst Lumber Kings minor hockey teams Giroux grew up playing on.

Hearst Lumberjacks release Giroux-themed logo, uniform

Tributes to hometown hero Claude Giroux are front and centre as fans of the Hearst Lumberjacks can now dream in colour after the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League team released its logo and uniform on Monday.

Mathieu Parent celebrates one of his three goals Sunday with teammates.

Parent nets hat-trick, Flyers down Majors

The third period was the difference between a close game and a rout as the Kapuskasing Flyers potted six goals in the final frame to beat the Timmins Majors 11-3 at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex on Sunday afternoon.

One of two new bridges in the Smooth Rock Falls area.

Two more bridges to cross

Community is all about building bridges, and the Smooth Rock Falls - Fauquier Arctic Riders Snowmobile Club knows that.

Thériault students Sophie Chassé, left, and Nadia Racine were among those putting the finishing touches on preparations before 18 of the school's students leave for Jamaica on Feb. 12. Since March of last year, the students helped collect $50,000 and countless other donations from the local community that will be distributed to the very needy in Jamaica.

Lending a hand at home and abroad

A group of students from École secondaire catholique Thériault will soon be in Jamaica for the trip of their young lives.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Timmins Friday for the first Northern Ontario Leaders’ Forum. After admitting there was a disconnect between the North and Queen’s Park, Wynne committed to quarterly meetings between regional groups and Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle. Wynne is seen answering questions surrounded by cabinet members, from left, Gravelle, Minister of Economic Development Eric Hoskins, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer, and Steven Del Duca, parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Finance.

Premier promises more Northern meetings

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s visit to Timmins for the first Northern Ontario Leaders’ Forum included a commitment to quarterly meetings between her Northern ministry and municipal and regional leaders.

Local Timmins music legends headed to Opry

The sounds and rhythms of the Nothern Ontario Country Music Association (NOCMA) induction party on Saturday were enough to get anyone’s feet stomping.

Tories, NDP fighting over FedNor

A war of words being waged over the federal government's plan to support economic development in Northern Ontario.