Mark Howarth and his daughter, Jill, faced off against each other in the log-rolling activity held at Point Park on Canada Day. Those who visited the park on Sunday had a chance to show off their log-rolling skills on the water, as well as partake in other water sports.
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Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford will be responsible for three portfolios in Premier Doug Ford's cabinet after being named the minister for energy, northern development and mines, and indigenous affairs.
He was sworn in Friday morning along with the 20 other members of cabinet, which is down eight ministers from the former Liberal government under Kathleen Wynne.
This group of local Highland dancers didn't let the rain put a damper on their dancing as they twirled to the pipes and drums of the Fort Frances Highlanders during Sunday's Canada Day parade here.
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The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce once again is encouraging district residents to submit nominations for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's 22nd-annual business awards.
A program that has no mention of drugs and alcohol has proven itself effective in drastically reducing the rate of incidences for both in district youth aged 10-14.
Called “Project Sunset” and funded by the provincial government, the program is run by the local OPP at Crossroads School in Devlin for students in Grades 5-8.
A float advertising the wakeboarding, waterskiing, tube riding, and boat touring activities at the waterfront was pulling along a “boarder” of its own during the Canada Day parade that ran along Front Street on Sunday.
Sick Kids Hospital's “Empower Reading” program is helping a group of Grade 2 and 3 students at St. Michael's School here improve their abilities and confidence.
The evidence-based reading intervention program is taught in schools across Ontario, throughout Canada, and abroad.
The Fort Frances Voyageurs Lions Club had its “lion” mascot marching along the parade route, handing out candies to the hundreds of people who lined Front Street for the Canada Day parade Sunday morning.
Many local youngsters showed their Canadian pride by riding Canada-themed bikes and sporting all-Canadian outfits during the annual Canada Day parade that ran late Sunday morning here. Despite the dreary weather, a good crowd still lined the route from the Sorting Gap Marina to the local Legion.
Local talent Dylan Ossachuk took the stage under the entertainment tent during Canada Day activities at Point Park on Sunday afternoon. The young musician is known locally, having won “Quest for the Best” in the past and also achieving great success in the annual Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.