Members of Branch 26 of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), who work for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in Northern Ontario, are standing with their American counterparts of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP), who currently are furloughed.
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The Backus Community Center in International Falls is excited to announce its newly-established 2019 Arts Education Program.
This compilation of trainings will focus on increasing the number of art-centered learning experiences offered by the community center.
The provincial government is helping 107 municipalities across the province expand or improve their public transit systems with Ontario's gas tax program.
Multiple municipalities in the Kenora-Rainy River riding, including Fort Frances, will receive funding after Monday's announcement.
The Fort Frances Homeless Committee, comprised of front-line service providers of non-profit agencies spanning social services, education, legal, and health-care sectors, has been working diligently over the past 12 months in efforts to get an “Out of the Cold” pop-up shelter opened in Fort Frances.
Ontario saw a net increase of 17,600 jobs when Statistics Canada announced December job numbers on Friday morning.
“Our government is creating an environment where businesses can thrive, grow, and create good jobs—and where the people of Ontario can build their careers and support their families,” said Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade minister Todd Smith.
The provincial government is recognizing those who committed themselves to defend our land, waters, and way of life with a token of appreciation—they now can fish in Ontario at no charge.
Amendments to Ontario's fishing regulations came into effect Jan. 1, enabling active Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans to fish in Ontario's waters without having to purchase a licence.
The provincial government is making life more affordable by putting a stop to hunting licence fee increases for all Ontario residents and removing the $2 service fee.
“We're making it easier for Ontarians to enjoy the great outdoors by keeping hunting licences affordable,” said Natural Resources and Forestry minister John Yakabuski.
The Rainy River Future Development Corp. once again is seeking donors for “Project Petunia.”
“Project Petunia” is an initiative to beautify Fort Frances in the spring and summer months by hanging baskets of petunias along King's Highway.
Baskets can be purchased by individuals, businesses, or community groups, and can be sponsored in memory of loved ones.
Is it possible to live well with Alzheimer disease and still contribute to society in a meaningful way?
Rossana Tomashowski, executive director of the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts, says yes!
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sarita Verma as its dean and CEO effective July 1.
The NOSM board of directors unanimously approved the appointment on Dec. 12.