Definitions

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  • proper n. the name of a tribe of North American Indians
  • proper n. the name of the lake near where the Timiskaming First Nation lived
  • proper n. the name of a district in Ontario, Canada.

Etymologies

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from the Temiscaming people's spoken language. Alternate spellings from the 1700's: Temiscaming, Timiscaming, Temiscamin, Temescaming.

Examples

  • Thanks to JimBobby for reporting in comments that there was a 6.2 magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Timiskaming, Quebec as recently as 1935.

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  • The C.P.R. could build a line north from the east side of Lake Timiskaming, but this would mean an extension of about 350 miles, as against another hundred for the T. & N.O. Railway; the business at the Bay would also be cut in two, so that the proposition would be that much less attractive.

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  • The dividends paid by various mining companies in the District of Timiskaming (at Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake) in 1916 totalled $9,379,400, and the total dividends paid from 1914 to 1916 inclusive were $76,947,789.

    Greater Ontario

  • From Toronto to North Bay is 227 miles; from North Bay to Cochrane, the present terminus of the Timiskaming, 2 53 miles; making 480 miles from Toronto the northerly limit of your present railway.

    Greater Ontario

  • Longtime Liberals MPPs headed out the door are David Ramsay, 63, (Timiskaming - Cochrane), a former cabinet minister elected in 1985; Gerry Phillips (Scarborough-Agincourt), 70, who has been a party stalwart since 1987; Government House Leader Monique Smith, who was elected in North Bay in 2003.

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  • The name Devil's Rock not only hints at the blue's sharp nature, but its angular form pays homage to a well-known geographical marker in the area: Devil's Rock is a granite escarpment that overlooks Lake Timiskaming.

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  • Mr. Ramsay, a former cabinet minister, announced on Thursday that he is retiring from politics after serving as the MPP for the Northern Ontario riding of Timiskaming-Cochrane for

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  • Timiskaming sediments often show a spatial association with large-scale Archean lode gold deposits such as those found in the Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Hemlo and Red Lake gold camps and thus represent an important geological indicator for the gold potential of an area.

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  • The Borden Lake property represents a new gold discovery associated with Timiskaming-age sediments in an underexplored part of the Kapuskasing Structural Zone.

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  • Nipissing-Timiskaming belongs to Anthony Rota, the chair of the Liberal caucus.

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