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The long and winding history of knitting bees in Timmins

The long and winding history of knitting bees in Timmins

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre recalls that during the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of Canadian volunteers knit millions of items to be sent overseas, and the Porcupine gold camp stepped up to the challenge!
The golden age of the Timmins garden

The golden age of the Timmins garden

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre reminds us that the long awaited arrival of spring, then as now, was a time to lay the groundwork for a productive vegetable patch or attractive flower bed — when the snow finally disappeared, that is.
Do you remember a time when there were only 16 TVs in Timmins?

Do you remember a time when there were only 16 TVs in Timmins?

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back at the local broadcasting station CFCL-TV.
The daily shop at the local co-op

The daily shop at the local co-op

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre reminds us food is something that marks our lives completely, and beginning in the 1920s it came to represent higher ideals beyond just sustenance
Northern Ontario’s original department store

Northern Ontario’s original department store

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back at Bucovetsky’s stores, which were renowned destinations throughout the north
When hockey was the most important news in our town (or maybe some things never change?)

When hockey was the most important news in our town (or maybe some things never change?)

This edition of Remember This looks back at the history of Porcupine Mines League Hockey
Remember This? Never worrying about plugging in your car

Remember This? Never worrying about plugging in your car

It was not uncommon for families to have a few dogs to help with chores and transportation.
Snowmobile racing at 50 below?

Snowmobile racing at 50 below?

This edition of Remember This looks back at some of the earliest snowmobile racing in Timmins
The entrance to the Dome Mine

The entrance to the Dome Mine

This week, Remember This looks back at the structures and homes that once stood at the entrance to the Dome Mine
When grand, wooden hotels welcomed prospectors in Golden City

When grand, wooden hotels welcomed prospectors in Golden City

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum asks the question: What happened if a prospector snored too loud?