Voters in the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding followed suit with much of the rest of Canada, keeping the Liberals in power here for another four years.
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Shawn Brown, left, Taylor Radford, Brittany Beyak-Freano, Mayor June Caul, Kathy Bodnar, Jennifer Shaw, and Rob Mozzon of MNP gathered in front of the new building for a ribbon -cutting ceremony during its open house last Thursday. MNP is the new accounting, consulting and tax firm that bought out Stewart and Sande and took over the building that use to house the business.
The cattle sale in Stratton on Saturday saw over 1,700 animals go through the ring, generating a total of $1.77-million for farmers across the district.
Some town residents are concerned about a portion of walking trails along Hopkins Bay Road being designated for cuts through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (MNRF) 2020-2030 Forest Management Plan.
A local union leader is trying to revive the labour council that last operated here close to 20 years ago.
The council would draw from several unions in the region to create an organized effort when dealing with issues affecting its workers.
Canada's future prime minister will be elected next Monday and polls show a minority government is the most probable outcome.
Local candidates have been working hard to campaign across the 40,000 square kilometers of the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding to educate constituents about their respective party's policies and platforms.
The youth crime prevention and skill-building program Project Sunset is in its final year of government funding, but there's hope it will continue on in the future.
“I'm pretty excited about some of the prospects that we have for carrying the project forward,” enthused Project Sunset senior youth engagement co-ordinator Lincoln Dunn.
While the upcoming federal election has been an area of focus for many Canadians, a local First Nation has been busy preparing for an election of their own.
As the federal election draws closer, candidates competing for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River seat are trying to win over voters.
The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre recently welcomed a new CEO after losing Caroline Goulding in July.
Joan MacLean, who's worked as a librarian since 2006, started as CEO on Sept. 27 and is thrilled to work in a community that truly supports its library.