Mayor June Caul, left, and Coun. Douglas Judson, co-chair of Borderland Pride, were joined by town staff to raise the rainbow flag in celebration of PRIDE WEEK+ yesterday at the Civic Centre.
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The Borderland Autism Awareness Walk took place Saturday afternoon along the La Verendrye Parkway. The purpose was to raise awareness on issues of early intervention, receiving a proper diagnosis, and obtaining the proper support from the provincial government for each individuals needs. The warm wether and sun kept the smiles shining all afternoon.
Harry Klyne, right, and his skins partner Roger Morrison attempted to sink a long putt at Heron Landing Golf Course on Friday afternoon. Kylne fell just short on his birdie attempt as he tried to will the ball closer to the hole after getting a read off of Morrison's earlier putt.
The Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) took the time Tuesday afternoon to recognized all of its employees' hard work and dedication to a safe work environment.
FFPC celebrated 150,000 safe work hours—or 11 years injury-free—and congratulated Brian White, on becoming a certified journeyman by finishing his four-year electric lineman apprenticeship.
It took an 11-year commitment by all the employees at the Fort Frances Power Corp. to achieve 150,000 injury-free work hours, but they did it. The FFPC held a barbecue lunch on Tuesday to celebrate and thank everyone for their hard work and dedication.
Members of the Emo and District Lions Club and the community took part in the annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides of Canada last Sunday, raising $2,245 for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.
Even though the weather was overcast and chilly, it could not hold back the bright and warm spirit from the participants most of all the dogs.
The weather did not stop members of the community and Emo and District Lions Club from enjoying its second-annual Walk for Dog Guides. Smiles brightened the afternoon to celebrate the joyous occasion.
The Fort Frances Fire & Rescue Service is focused on returning to the senior community homes and trying to reach out to all seniors about the impending risks of fires in their homes.
Across Canada, the senior citizen population is growing, and Fort Frances is no exception to that trend.
Four-year-old Alex Matichuk enjoyed a stretcher ride during a barbecue for the public at the ambulance base in Atikokan on Saturday—an event to kick off “Paramedic Services Week." This year's theme is "Celebrating Successes” wth the aim being to promote careers in paramedicine and educate the public on the day-to-day life of a paramedic.