We have finished our new site and will be making it “live” quite soon. We will welcome suggestions for improvements from our members – watch for the new site to appear.
If you are subscribed to receive updates by email, we will be working to move your subscription to the new site post-launch (for technical reasons). Thanks for your patience – you can subscribe again at the new site if you don’t want to wait!
This gallery contains 5 photos.
photos by Shawn Forsythe (between 1400-1500, May 11th, 2014)
“The ice is going. On May 11 around noon temperatures around 20C and winds out of the west moved ice around and really opened things up around Garden Island. I hear that there are boats travelling to the landing from Bear Island. Access to islands for the Canadian long weekend next week should be possible for all.”
Parked Canoe May 8, 2014
Volunteer Opportunity of a Lifetime!
Webmaster and/or WIT (Webmaster in Training)
The Temagami Lakes Association (TLA) is seeking a Webmaster and/or a WIT (Webmaster in Training) for an active membership-focused organization. The current website was developed using WordPress and is stored on a WordPress server. It is an application that the applicant is expected to be fluent in order to make design changes and contribute to updates to the TLA website on a monthly basis, approximately 7-10 hrs more or less per month depending on requirements.
Using WordPress, the Webmaster will maintain the TLA website by making regular updates to calendar events, articles, job listings, minutes and newspaper postings, photos and new content pages. The Webmaster will be posting to the blog on a regular basis with input from TLA staff and Board members and making any design changes to the website that they see will improve the user interface and the overall look of the website. The Webmaster performs regular checks to repair broken links and to fix issues with content such as videos, links and photographs.
The Webmaster will also be expected to optimize web site content for search engine marketing purposes and incorporating an e-commerce solution so that members can pay membership fees, submit donations and order products online. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in photography and/or the ability to manipulate photos for a high degree of presentation throughout the website.
The Webmaster will ensure that the site meets the requirements of members and the public, including those with disabilities. This will involve reviewing the user interface, website statistics and monitoring usage and traffic levels, checking that the site achieves a high position in search engines by employing search engine optimization techniques to improve rankings.
Required Education and/or Training, Experience and Skills:
References will be required upon request.
- College and/or post-secondary education or training in any field
- Previous Web maintenance/design/development experience and content creation
- Proficiency in HTML and WordPress
- Skilled with Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, MS Word and Excel
- At least 2 past experiences with designing, maintaining and/or creation of a website.
Please email your resume AND a cover letter describing your experience and skills as they relate to the position and include a paragraph of why you would like to become the Webmaster for the Temagami Lakes Association to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“At its regularly scheduled meeting of Oct. 29 Temagami Municipal Council appointed lake resident, and TLA member, Dan O’Mara to replace Lori Hunter as Councilor to fulfill the remaining 12 months of this term of council.”
At its regularly scheduled Council Meeting of Aug. 29, 2013 Temagami Muncipal Council voted to appoint Councilor Lori Hunter as Mayor to replace Mayor John Hodgson who resigned due to conflicting business committments. Lori Hunter will fill the position for the remaining 14 months of this Council’s term of office.
Temagami Mayor John Hodgson in a letter to Muncipal Council has tendered his resignation effective Aug. 31, 2013. Mayor Hodgson’s resignation was prompted by a change in his personal employment status.
Muncipal Council has the authority to appoint a new mayor from within, from the community or hold a by election. There is one year remaining on this council’s four year term.
We want to hear your response to the Draft Lake Temagami Fire Protection Report at a Special Municipal Council Meeting July 24, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bear Island Recreation Centre.
If you require a hard copy of the report, please let me know. It is an 88 page document and I will only be printing it off for those who request it by the end of the day on the 23rd.
It’s blueberry season on Lake Temagami!
That means blueberry pancakes, blueberry muffins and many bowls of blueberries.
On Monday May 6 the ice is for the most part gone. There remains some in the extremities of the various arms as I can still see ice to the North Arm towards Keewaydin, We are however travelling by boat to the landing and elsewhere in the hub. A mosquito sighting yesterday means that summer 2013 has officially begun. PJ Healy
Break up continues with temperatures in the mid 20′s C helping greatly. I expect all islands to be accessible for the weekend of May 11. People are travelling by boat from Bear Island to the landing however I am unable to access either the north or west side of Bear Island to do the same. I expect to be able to reach the landing in a couple of days. Certainly the North Arm and perhaps others will take longer. PJ Healy
2nd day they have unsuccessfully attempted to get to Witches Point