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NDP urging action

NDP Northern Development critic Michael Mantha is urging the Ford government to act now in Fort Frances.

Mantha said the Ford Conservatives must ensure that mills and forestry operations have the wood they need to operate and support the hundreds of direct and indirect jobs that depend on them.

NOSM board seeks two members

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is seeking two individuals to join its board of directors this September.

The NOSM is more than a medical school; it is a strategy to address the health needs of Northern Ontarians, improve access to quality care, and contribute to the economic development of Northern Ontario.

Petition to be delivered Tuesday

A grassroots community petition is calling on the minister of natural resources and forestry to enforce the terms of the Sustainable Forest Licence held by Resolute Forest Products for the Crossroute Forest.

It will be delivered to local MPP Greg Rickford's office on Scott Street tomorrow (March 12) at 12:15 p.m. and residents are invited to attend.

Change clocks, batteries this weekend

As this weekend's time change approaches, the Fort Frances Fire & Rescue Service reminds you to make another change that could save lives - “Change the Batteries in your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.”

Replacing smoke and CO (carbon monoxide) alarm batteries and testing alarms monthly are two of the simplest, most effective ways to ensure the safety of your family.