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Then and Now shares historical photos and personal stories of past people, places, and events and connects them to their significance today. They are made possible through the continued support of Girones Lawyers as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Multicultural Festival back at The Mac

Multicultural Festival back at The Mac

It's the 30th edition of the festival and also helping mark the 50th anniversary of the Timmins Multicultural Society
The Hollinger Golf Club has 'become a home' for many in its 100 years <b> (6 photos) </b>

The Hollinger Golf Club has 'become a home' for many in its 100 years (6 photos)

Timmins golf and mining history forever linked
Close-knit local Ukrainian community created many memories

Close-knit local Ukrainian community created many memories

'We’d invite anybody in just to be with us and see what our culture is like. Most people when they get into it, they like it'
Spanish flu epidemic reached Porcupine Camp in 1918

Spanish flu epidemic reached Porcupine Camp in 1918

Some Northern towns closed down theatres, schools and churches to prevent spread
The Sno-Pros were true Northern trailblazers <b> (5 photos) </b>

The Sno-Pros were true Northern trailblazers (5 photos)

Snowmobile team travelled more than 4,000 miles across the Northern wilderness
Some Christmas themes from 1935 ring true today

Some Christmas themes from 1935 ring true today

Celebrations take place despite economic concerns, technology helped connect the North with the world
Renovations reveal history of the Tiltin' Hilton <b> (6 photos) </b>

Renovations reveal history of the Tiltin' Hilton (6 photos)

Neighbours in Connaught enjoy sharing stories of former watering hole
'I don’t want this house bulldozed, ever': Family working to preserve historic home

'I don’t want this house bulldozed, ever': Family working to preserve historic home

The Darling and Mackechnie families have been the only two owners of the Wilson Avenue house
Railway key to development of northern industry and communities

Railway key to development of northern industry and communities

The T&NO also was home to one of the great legendary characters of the early days in Northern Ontario
<b>Then and Now: </b>More than a century's worth of changes at Hollinger Park

Then and Now: More than a century's worth of changes at Hollinger Park

Site was previously Miller Lake, The Slimes and Cyanide Flats