Alberton Township councillor Mike Ford filed to run for reeve in the Oct. 22 municipal election.
Ford filed his nomination papers yesterday.
Incumbent Coun. Jennifer Johnson also filed yesterday to run for a seat on Alberton council.
A mailout earlier this week to local residents offering a warranty for sewer and water lines is a legitimate offer.
Operations and Facilities manager Travis Rob said the town has gotten “a tremendous amount” of phone calls from the public asking whether the warranty offered by Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) is a scam or not. It is not.
Even Bagacki, left, Solanah McDonald and Carter Payne were focused yesterday as they carved out their pieces to create an angel fish mosaic during a carpentry summer camp at Fort Frances High School. FFHS teacher and carpentry camp supervisor, Vince Gouin, said in only a couple of days the kids have learned to use tools and machines such as mitre saws, band saws and sanders.
Bright and colourful fun was had at the United Native Friendship Centre's Circle of Life Centre on Mowat Avenue on Tuesday. As part of the centre's summer arts and crafts, tie dye shirts, blankets, and other fabrics were created in honour of “Pride Week” here (July 9-15).
NCDS held a “Client Appreciation & Pride Celebration" lunch yesterday, offering hot dogs, watermelon, popcorn, beverages and cupcakes "for all human beings" as part of "Borderland Pride Week.” Matthew Sawatzky from Community Living Fort Frances and District stopped by for a hot dog and some treats.
Mellodey and Cadance Sinclair, above, enjoyed some pancakes and orange juice in the sun this morning during Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services' breakfast in celebration of “Pride Week.” The event brought dozens of people to the FFTAHS' behavioural health services location on King's Hwy.
OTTAWA—More and more Canadians are applying for federal help as they take time away from work to battle serious illness—and almost four out of every 10 applicants are maxing out their benefits.
BRUSSELS—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is billing a pre-existing plan to grow military spending by 70 percent over the next 10 years as Canada's answer to Donald Trump's persistent demand that NATO allies spend two percent of their GDP on defence.
TORONTO—Ontario schools will go back to teaching the same sex-ed curriculum they did in the late 1990s this fall after the province's new government announced yesterday it was revoking an updated version brought in by the previous regime.
EDMONTON—You are what you eat, even if you're a dinosaur.
University of Alberta scientists are learning more about the lives of the ancient lizards by studying their teeth to see how they used them—and what on.
By Shawn Jeffords
THE CANADIAN PRESS
TORONTO—Premier Doug Ford says he has made good on a key campaign promise, announcing the immediate retirement of the CEO of Hydro One and the resignation of the utility's entire board of directors.
WINNIPEG—Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is asking his colleagues to eliminate restrictions on interprovincial booze runs.
In advance of next week's premiers' meeting in New Brunswick, Pallister has written a letter to other provincial leaders outlining his priorities.
BRUSSELS—Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit yesterday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades.
TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. must make tough decisions in markets where revenue from digital services isn’t growing fast enough to offset declines in print revenue, executive chairman Paul Godfrey said Wednesday.
LONDON—It was clear right from the opening game of Angelique Kerber's Wimbledon semifinal how things were going to go. She was not going to dictate or control much.
She was, instead, going to employ spectacular defence and solid, steady play, while letting her opponent, Jelena Ostapenko, be the one to determine the outcomes of nearly every point.
ATLANTA—Ozzie Albies' first career multihomer game was special.
Making his mother's wish come true was even better.
Albies snapped Atlanta's power drought with two homers, and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 yesterday to move back into a tie for the NL East lead.
CAIRO—A decision by Egypt's new health minister to have intercoms in state hospitals play the national anthem every morning, followed by a recitation of the Hippocratic oath, has set off a storm on social media across the country.
MIAMI—A homeless South Florida man with no arms has been charged with stabbing a Chicago tourist.
Miami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight early Tuesday.
BRUSSELS — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia’s Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany’s ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades.
HALIFAX—Nova Scotia rocker Joel Plaskett says the library was always a source of inspiration for his music, and he hopes a new program that allows the public to borrow instruments will help encourage more musicians in the Halifax area.
NEW YORK — Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.
The stomach contents of the corpse, widely known as Oetzi the Iceman, offer a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than five millennia ago, researchers said.
VATICAN CITY—The Vatican is drafting guidelines to help Catholic dioceses find appropriate ways to decommission unneeded churches so they don't end up as discos, gymnasiums or gelato shops.