Timiskaming & Region Feature

New Liskeard landscape contractor Ron Lauzon is making a move into the home improvement market with his handcrafted stone décor products.
Landscaper carves a path into high-end homes market An appearance at a Toronto home and garden show has proved to be a great launching pad for a New Liskeard landscaper with some unique artistic stylings in handcrafted outdoor design.Ron Lauzon, owner of Picturesque Stone, thinks his creativity in working with granite and stone has finally struck a chord with a consumer movement toward outdoor entertaining and living.“The idea is 20 years in the making, but we’re hitting the trend now.”While displaying his wares at the Landscape Ontario show in ...


Timiskaming & Region News

Jay Aspin spreads the wealth
Jay Aspin, MP for Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin delivered more than $2.3 million in federal funds for three economic development projects in the region.The South Temiskaming Community Futures Development Corporation received $1.6 million to provide small and medium-sized companies with access ...
Haileybury mining suppliers expands into new digs
A Haileybury-based mining supplier has doubled the size of its shop with a brand new 21,000-square-foot expansion.While the official grand opening at TIME Ltd. may be months away, last November employees quietly moved into the $3-million addition that’s been grafted onto its Browning Street plant, ...
Kirkland Lake pursues grassroots strategy
Mining towns like Kirkland Lake are only too familiar with the transient nature of a workforce that drives the local economy through both boom and bust times.Those commuter workers draw on local services and rent apartments, but the bulk of their paycheques are spent elsewhere, the population count...
Landscaper carves a path into high-end homes market
An appearance at a Toronto home and garden show has proved to be a great launching pad for a New Liskeard landscaper with some unique artistic stylings in handcrafted outdoor design.Ron Lauzon, owner of Picturesque Stone, thinks his creativity in working with granite and stone has finally struck a ...


Timiskaming & Region Community Profile

Quick Facts  2010 Municipal Tax Rate 

Population: 10,442

Location: 222 km northeast of Sudbury 

(Between North Bay and Timmins on Highway 11)

Main Industry: Agriculture

www.temiskamingshores.ca 

Commercial occupied: 0.0358365
Industrial occupied: 0.0431221
Target Growth Areas  Real Estate 

Solar Energy

Agriculture

Education

Commercial and Industrial development

Average cost of a four-bedroom home: $225,000

 Developments for 2011  Top 5 Employers 

30-megawatt solar farm

Expansion of the Dymond Industrial Park

Community Leadership Program

School Boards: 534 employees

Miller Paving: 250 employees

Georgia-Pacific: 204 employees

Elk Lake Planning Mill: 141 employees

Temiskaming Hospital: 135 employees


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