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Successful February for OK Tire Kapswim

After having 15 of its swimmers qualify for the A-Champs at the beginning of the month, 3 OK Tire Kapswim members went a step further by qualifying for the Ontario Winter Festival in Nepean during the long weekend.

Provincial government comes up with cash for CFP

HEARST - The Government of Ontario says it is supporting Columbia Forest Products to expand its plywood mill in Hearst and Rutherglen, helping to create and maintain almost 350 jobs and boost economic growth.

Council considering dropping out of NECN, NEOMA

KAPUSKASING - Kapuskasing’s town councillors are examining both the pros and the cons of renewing the municipality’s membership in sever organizations, more specifically the Northeast Community Network (NECN), the Association francaise des municipalités de l’Ontario (AFMO) and the Northeastern Ontario Municipal Association (NEOMA).

Guy Bourgouin (fourth from left), was joined by NDP MP Carol Hughes (left), provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath (fifth from left), current Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson (right) and his wife and children during Monday night’s nomination meeting. Photo provided by Nick Birnie/Moose FM

Mushkegowuk-James Bay NDP nominate Guy Bourgouin

KAPUSKASING – Mushkegowuk-James Bay NDP members nominated Guy Bourgouin, a union president, and workers’ rights activist, to represent the new riding as their candidate in the next provincial election, set for June 2018.

Kap Rotary helping with effort to eradicate polio

KAPUSKASING - With 22 confirmed cases in 2017 to date, and just one case in 2018, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year.

“Live With The Editor” on hiatus

After a one-month trial, “Live With The Editor”, a Facebook Live session hosted every Tuesday evening by our editor Kevin Anderson, has been placed on hiatus.

Kapuskasing Music Festival goes next month

KAPUSKASING - The Kapuskasing Music Festival has been a yearly spring event for 47 years already and the trend is continuing. The committee is getting ready for its 48th festival, which will run from April 6 to April 12, 2018 at the Civic Centre.