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Promoting The New City Of Temiskaming Shores

McGuinty Government Helping Boost Local Economies

Temiskaming Shores is branding its new city name - created with the merger of the municipalities of Dymond, New Liskeard and Haileybury.

Through the Rural Economic Development Program, Ontario is helping the City of Temiskaming Shores to:

  • form a cohesive brand for the three former municipalities
  • identify how to position Temiskaming Shores for business, tourism and investment
  • build awareness of the new City of Temiskaming Shores
  • create new promotion tools such as logos, tag lines and website
  • attract new business and investment opportunities to this northern community
  • strengthen the local economy
  • retain youth and a skilled workforce.

Quick Facts

  • The City of Temiskaming Shores and the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce are receiving up to $60,000 through the Rural Economic Development Program.
  • Since 2003, Ontario has invested $77.5 million in 240 projects through the Rural Economic Development Program.

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“This much needed project will help attract new investment and retail opportunities to the City of Temiskaming Shores. The McGuinty government understands that northern communities require focused and concerted efforts to develop businesses, create and retain jobs, and increase tourism.”

David Ramsay

MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane

“Support from the province is essential to the success of this marketing effort, moving us even closer to our goal of branding our new city, drawing new business and investment opportunities.”

James Franks

Tourism & Event Coordinator, City of Temiskaming Shores

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