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Be fire safe this weekend

To minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries this Victoria Day weekend, the Fort Frances Fire Rescue Service is urging residents to include fire safety in their plans.

“For those travelling to cottages, cabins, and seasonal homes, consider purchasing new smoke alarms and batteries in case they need replacing when you arrive,” said fire specialist Wayne Riches.

Kindergarten orientation coming up

The Northwest Catholic District School Board invites present kindergarten registrants and potential ones to a “Welcome to Kindergarten” orientation workshop for parents and their children next Thursday (May 21) at St. Michael’s School.

The workshop will start in the school gym with a meet-and-greet session from 3-3:30 p.m., followed by an orientation session from 3:30-5 p.m.

Area Liberals attend convention

Thunder Bay-Rainy River federal Liberal delegates Ken Boshcoff, Wayne Tocheri, Lorna Sutherland, Dan Morrisseau, Gary Lipinski, and Douglas Judson attended the biennial convention of the Liberal Party of Canada on April 30-May 2 in Vancouver.

“I [was] very excited by the spirited discussions taking place at the convention among Liberals from across the country,” said Boshcoff.