Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak spent last week in Washington, D.C. meeting with congressional representatives as well as several indigenous councils and organizations.
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Karen Kejick announced yesterday she is seeking the Ontario Liberal nomination for the riding of Kenora-Rainy River.
Born and raised on the beautiful shores of Iskatewizaagegan (Shoal Lake 39 First Nation), she is a proud member of the Treaty #3 Nation.
She is a knowledge keeper of the Ojibwe language and a published author.
The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary executive held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 3 in the hospital boardroom.
Dixie Badiuk is gearing up for this year's “Rock'n for a Reason,” which takes place April 27-28 at the local curling club in conjunction with the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's trade show.
With spring in the air, Ontario homeowners are eager to start seasonal landscaping and outdoor renovation projects.
As such, Ontario One Call is urging homeowners to call or click before you dig as part of “Dig Safe” month this April.
Safe digging is serious business. In fact, it's the law.
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has engaged an expert panel to examine, report on, and make recommendations about the relationships, structures, and policies that exist between the school and indigenous peoples.
Senior athletes (aged 55+) should start gearing up for the District 1A Senior Games being held in Fort Frances this year.
The games, to be held June 5-6 at various venues in town, are held every two years and are comprised of a variety of recreational events.
Ontario is providing $74 million in 2018 to support the construction and maintenance of community access and forestry roads.
In 2005, the government established the Provincial Forest Access Roads Funding Program as a way to contribute its share of costs to build and maintain these important public access roads in Crown forests.
Hospital workers across Ontario, including in Fort Frances, Emo, and Rainy River, are slated to take part in a rally tomorrow (April 18) from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. to bring public attention to the fact they want hospital employers to bargain fairly.
Pattern bargaining for Eastern Canada's pulp and paper sector has concluded with a four-year tentative agreement between Unifor and Resolute Forestry Products.
“Pulp and paper jobs sustain communities large and small across Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic,” said Unifor national president Jerry Dias.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual general meeting next Wednesday (April 18) from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous, which is open to all members in good standing.
The Chamber is excited to feature guest speaker Rocco Rossi, the president and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC).