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Mayor clears up confusion around senior centre issue

Some Sister Kennedy Centre users have been very vocal with their concerns around its potential relocation to the town's recently vacated daycare facility.

But Mayor June Caul told the Times she would like to stress that no decision has yet been made and the topic won't be discussed until the Fort Frances Senior Centre board comes to council with their decision.

Testing out 'THINK' Hub

Local MPP Greg Rickford and Grade 5 Robert Moore students Adrian Indian, Erika Danylchuk, and Leslie Anderson tested out some of the resources in the new “THINK Hub" room at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre on Friday following Rickford's announcement about its launch.

Campbell speaking

Rainy River District School Board (RRDSB) director of education Heather Campbell thanked local MPP Greg Rickford for announcing a $4 million investment in child care at Robert Moore School on Friday. Through the provincial funding, the RRDSB will create 98 new child care spaces in Fort Frances and Emo.

Political graves

While many houses around town are decorated with ghosts, skeletons, and zombies, one Second Street East resident made a political statement with their decorations, writing onto tombstones various issues and viewpoints which they feel should be dead and buried.

Couchiching could get second cannabis store

Couchiching First Nation could be getting a second cannabis dispensary following changes to the regulations that license stores on reserves.

Ontario Regulation 468/18 originally permitted eight stores for First Nation communities, and one per reserve, but on Oct. 22 it was amended to allow for up to 26 cannabis outlets, while lifting the cap of one store per community.