Tom Laughren

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Name: Tom Laughren
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Treasurer suggests way to lighten tax load

TIMMINS -The city’s treasurer is suggesting council look at ways to lessen the tax burden on the residential class.James Howie presented the idea of changing the tax ratio to an alternate one to council at Monday night’s meeting.He explained that using ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

City examines switch to energy-saving lights

TIMMINS -The city is looking at the possibility of changing its 4,000 street lights to a more energy-efficient system.Jon-Erik Dillon, vice-president of RealTerm Energy, told Timmins council Monday night a conversion to LED (light-emitting diode) lamps ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Council turns down hiring request

TIMMINS -Timmins council has balked at the idea of hiring a new bylaw enforcement officer – despite being told the position would pay for itself through increased enforcement and revenues from fines.The new officer would have added more than $40,600 annually ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Grand opening for Extendicare

TIMMINS -During Friday’s grand opening of the new $36.6-million Timmins Extendicare long-term care home, Extendicare Canada president Paul Tuttle asked those in the crowd if they’d ever visited the facility’s former location.“Our dilemma at the company ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Timmins sewage plant costs raising a stink

By LEN GILLISlen.gillis@sunmedia.caSome members of Timmins City Council are not pleased that the new $60 million dollar water pollution control plant on Airport Road is turning into the new $80 million dollar (plus) water pollution control plant.But Mayor ... [Published Timmins Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

How could estimate be off by so much?

TIMMINS -It is good that Timmins Mayor Tom Laughren is not going to let the two senior levels of government off the hook when it comes to paying their fair share of increased costs for the city’s new water pollution control plant being built on Airport ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Costs climb for sewage plant project

TIMMINS -Timmins Mayor Tom Laughren says he won’t let higher levels of government off the hook when it comes to paying their share of the new sewage treatment plant.City council received an update regarding the Mattagami Water Pollution Control Plant ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

No easy fix for pothole city

TIMMINS -There’s no easy fix when it comes to the potholes that seem to appear daily on city streets around this time of year.While contractors and municipal officials wait for warmer, drier weather, City of Timmins workers have begun patrolling local ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Timmins mayor states case for Porter in Toronto

TIMMINS -A potential expansion of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Porter Airlines’ fleet could have indirect benefits for Timmins, according to Mayor Tom Laughren.Laughren was among close to 200 speakers at Toronto’s executive committee meeting ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meal deliveries a blessing to clients

TIMMINS -Toini Leavoy enjoys a view overlooking the city from her apartment.She lives independently, receiving some assistance from the Canadian Red Cross Meals on Wheels.Leavoy offers great appreciation for the service which delivers hot prepared meals ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

City Hall chooses best price over buying local

By LEN GILLISlen.gillis@sunmedia.caShould Timmins City Hall promote a buy-local program or should it seek the best price when buying goods and services?That discussion arose at the City Council table last week when a tender was approved for the purchase ... [Published Timmins Times - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Public invited to have say on social services

TIMMINS -Residents are being encouraged to share their opinions about social services in this district.Through collaboration involving the mayors of seven Cochrane District communities including Timmins, a series of public meetings has been lined up in ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 24 2014]

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Council invites expert to explain gas pricing [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 16 2014]
Treasurer suggests way to lighten tax load [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
Residents worry about retail plaza on Emerald [Published Timmins Times - Apr 14 2014]
Plaza developers work with neighbours [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 10 2014]
City examines switch to energy-saving lights [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 09 2014]
Council turns down hiring request [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 08 2014]
Timmins council member upset with parking fines... [Published Timmins Times - Apr 08 2014]
FONOM reacts to ONTC news [Published Bay Today - Apr 06 2014]
Powwow comes to life [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 05 2014]
Grand opening for Extendicare [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 04 2014]
Ontario government will keep Ontario Northland [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 04 2014]
Timmins sewage plant costs raising a stink [Published Timmins Times - Apr 04 2014]
How could estimate be off by so much? [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 01 2014]
Strategic plan taking shape [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 01 2014]
Costs climb for sewage plant project [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 01 2014]
Friends of Ivanhoe grateful for support [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 28 2014]
No easy fix for pothole city [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 27 2014]
Timmins mayor states case for Porter in Toronto [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 27 2014]
Chief to present report on alleged gas price fi... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 26 2014]
City council opens door to negotiations with Po... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Mar 26 2014]
Meal deliveries a blessing to clients [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 25 2014]
City Hall chooses best price over buying local [Published Timmins Times - Mar 24 2014]
Public invited to have say on social services [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 24 2014]
Fur Council advocates lynx trap and release [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 21 2014]
Ivanhoe Park remains open to campers [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 20 2014]
Council approves buying new garbage truck, desp... [Published Timmins Times - Mar 20 2014]
City OKs purchase of fifth garbage truck [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 19 2014]
Geared up for the Ontario Mining Cup [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 19 2014]
Snared by Drug Companies [Published New American - Mar 17 2014]
Council urges gas price probe [Published Timmins Daily Press - Mar 12 2014]
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Toronto’s executive committee voted Tuesday 11 to 1 in favour of asking staff to embark on negotiations that could lead to expansion of the island airport and a lifting of the jet ban, but the final say wouldn’t come until next year. Mayor Rob Ford ...
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