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Timmins’ new mayor talks priorities in first speech (5 photos) – TimminsToday

From a warming shelter to reconciliation and aging infrastructure, George Pirie outlined plans to deal with difficult issues at hand

From homelessness to reconciliation, Timmins Mayor George Pirie’s inaugural speech touched on the difficult issues facing the new council in the next four years.

Pirie and councillors took the oath of office and were sworn in by Justice Martin Lambert at the inaugural meeting of the 2018-2022 council.

In the audience, three past mayors of the city — Vic Power, Tom Laughren and Steve Black — watched, along with family and friends of council members.

In Pirie’s address, he said there are immediate issues for the city to deal with.

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