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.
Everyone knows the provincial government is cash-strapped—and certainly is leaving no stone unturned in its mission to slay the deficit by its target date.
Having the local “Relay for Life” join forces with the Riverside Foundation for Health Care is a win-win pairing that’s sure to benefit both organizations.
There was a smaller turnout this year for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce’s annual Home and Leisure Show, down by about 1,000 people over the two days, which understandably left organizers disappointed and scratching their heads.
Sarah Campbell had big shoes to fill in replacing longtime MPP Howard Hampton at Queen’s Park but she’s done just that so far—and barely seven months into the job to boot.
Area tourist camp operators no doubt are fuming over news that disgraced media baron Conrad Black was granted a one-year temporary resident permit by Citizenship and Immigration so he can return to Canada following his release from a Florida prison on Friday.
It appears local MP John Rafferty has seen the light.
His reward? A position in the shadow cabinet of NDP leader Thomas Mulcair as the critic for the Northern Ontario Economic Development Initiative (better known as FedNor)—a key responsibility for our region given the recent Tory cuts to the program that surely will be sorely felt locally.