Would you ever read a book while driving? How about walk through an intersection wearing a blindfold?
The issue of texting being a dangerous distraction both for drivers and pedestrians is making headlines frequently these days and with good reason.
It was a seemingly innocuous paragraph at the end of an article listing items on council’s agenda for its July 23 meeting: “•authorization for the Fort Frances Power Corp. to prepare and deliver presentations on the matter of consolidation of Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) as proposed by the province.”
It will be hard to match the Olympic fever that swept across Canada when Vancouver hosted the 2010 Winter Games.
It’s said the weather is the most popular topic of conversation among Canadians, and most of that talk tends to be negative. It’s either too cold or too hot; too rainy or too dry. There just never seems to be a happy medium.
The Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is now just two weeks away yet you’d be hard-pressed to see any signs—or excitement—that our major community festival is fast-approaching.
Some of my fondest memories of my father revolve around fishing from the Five Mile Dock and the Five Mile lift bridge.
My father, brother and I would go out to the dock and fish until the sunset. It was time alone with my Dad.
The opening of the Northern Ontario Sportfishing Centre in Sioux Narrows creates another attraction for residents and visitors to Northwestern Ontario to go to.
As a sport fishing centre, it will attract visitors who come to the area to fish the great variety of fish found in this corner of Ontario.
Incredible. Amazing. Inspiring.
Any number of superlatives can be used to describe the scene Friday night around the track behind Fort Frances High School as the local “Relay for Life” raised a record $81,000—and counting!
There are plenty of programs and initiatives in schools these days with lofty goals and good intentions, although it often is difficult to actually measure their ultimate success or effectiveness.
The confusion that’s marred planning for Canada Day activities in Fort Frances is a perfect example of the wrong way to go about things.