Local MPP Sarah Campbell and NDP tourism critic Paul Miller (MPP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek) have asked the Wynne government to outline how its tourism strategy actually is helping the province’s industry.
Last year, Travel Information Centres in Kenora-Rainy River were replaced by a failed electronic Travel App, which the province contended met changing needs.
Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. earned a ‘B’ from “Rate My Hospital”—a resource developed by CBC’s The Fifth Estate to rank Canadian hospitals.
A first in Canada, the initiative was designed to “bring more transparency and accountability to our health-care system and to arm Canadians with the information they need to inform themselves when preparing for a hospital stay.”
When local resident Armand Jourdain heard about Theo Fleury’s “Victor Walk,” he knew it was something he wanted to get involved with.
Next month, the former NHL’er will initiate a 10-day walk from Toronto to Ottawa to bring awareness to the horrors of child sexual abuse.
The process to sell lots at the new Huffman residential subdivision on Williams Avenue is moving ahead, with a lottery draw slated for next Thursday (April 25).
Council has finalized the details of how the town will sell the 16 lots comprising the residential subdivision, with six fronting Williams Avenue and an additional 10 on a proposed cul-de-sac.
The feasibility study for Rainy River Resources’ Rainy River Gold Project, a large gold system centered in Richardson Township north of Barwick, has been completed and offers several positive outcomes to focus on as the project moves along, such as employment and the rate of return for stakeholders.
Local performer Trevor Barker has taken on the role of adjudicator for the drama portion of this year’s Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.
Ryan McMahon, a comedian from Fort Frances who now lives in Winnipeg, originally was slated to be the adjudicator but had to step down unexpectedly.
The OPP is conducting its distracted driving campaign this week (April 15-22)—and looking to the public to help make it a historic success.
On Wednesday, the Fort Frances Community Drug Action Team responded to a complaint that marijuana was being sold in the area of Fort Frances High School.
Further information was received that the marijuana has been making people sick after consumption, causing them to require medical attention.
(Thursday, April 11)
•Popular Selection, Grade 5—1. Katelyn Bruyere
•Popular Selection, Grade 6—1. Jordan Bruyere
•Popular Selection, Grade 8—1. Erin Gustafson
•Popular Selection, Grade 9—1. Sarah Bagacki 2. Kaitlyn Chiasson
•Quick Study, Grade 8—1. Lorianne Dueck 2. Lucas Koomans
•Own Choice, Grade 2—1. Kaylen Cunningham
Monday, April 8
•Popular, Level 4—1. Emily Loney 2. Aaron Rittau
•Popular, Level 5—1. Aiden Tullio 2. Annalise Rittau
•Children’s Songs, Level 4—1. Emily Loney 2. Aaron Rittau
Tuesday, April 9
•Post-Romantic or 20th or 21st Century, Grade 8—1. Erin Gustafson
•Post-Romantic or 20th or 21st Century, Grade 9—1. Lucas Koomans 2. Raymond Polz