Radical Gardens bringing new approach to farmingSurveying her burgeoning acreage, where
newly planted bean shoots are poking their heads out of freshly
turned furrows, Brianna Humphrey chuckles about her luck.“I have the worst soil known to man,”
she laughs. “I should really be selling bricks of clay and not
food.”When she decided last year to cultivate
a 100-foot food plot on her parents’ property in the south part of
Timmins, the poor quality of soil became her first challenge. But she
planted crops anyway.Some failed, but some flou...
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce celebrated its finest in business on May 19 during the 2016
annual Nova Business Excellence Awards.A list of the
winners follows:Northern College
Service Excellence Award: Coffee WarehouseRBC Marketing
Award: Timmins Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai AcademyNorthern...
Timmins-area enterprises are the recipient of close to
$1.8 million in funding from the federal government.The Venture Centre will receive the largest amount, $1.6
million, for the Community Futures Program, which will provide business
counselling and access to capital services, as well as suppo...
The founder of an
emerging magnesium-talc mine in Timmins has died, following complications from
a stroke.William Quesnel,
who grew up in Timmins, suffered a massive stroke in February and never
recovered. He died on May 8 at the Kingston General Hospital at the age of 61.Quesnel is the
Timmins will host
the 41st annual Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) conference on June
26-29 at the McIntyre Coffee Shop and Arena.The conference
will showcase two days of technical presentations and posters, short courses, a
tradeshow, reclamation and student award presentations, an...