The local Ontario election campaign certainly didn’t generate much heat, at least in this part of the riding, where the issue of vote-splitting and strategic voting provided the lone spark.
Across Ontario, young individuals are taking control and working hard to make a difference within their communities.
The youth of today are our leaders of tomorrow. There’s one in every crowd and they deserve to be recognized for their contributions.
Have a look within our community and see who stands out among the rest.
It’s amazing to see that the legacy of Terry Fox remains so strong 31 years after his initial “Marathon of Hope.”
We have now passed the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Little did Canadians realize that the event would continue to have an impact on their lives over the next decade.
It wasn’t the attack on the World Trade centre building that was going to cause damage. It was the attack on the world financial centre and North American innocence.
With longtime NDP MPP Howard Hampton stepping aside after almost a quarter-century at Queen’s Park, the candidates for the three main parties here in Kenora-Rainy River face the daunting task of getting themselves known to voters across the riding over the next four weeks.
With the new school year underway, morning and afternoon traffic has once again become a little more hectic in Fort Frances.
Buses picking up and dropping off children. Parents driving their kids to school. Students walking and biking to and fro, sometimes in groups. All of this can lead to potentially dangerous situations if people aren’t careful.
At a time when politicians aren’t widely regarded with high esteem by people, it’s rare to see one who genuinely captured the respect and admiration of the masses.
It’s too bad the Fort Frances Folk Festival won’t be held this year but it is encouraging to see those who helped organize the event last year aren’t willing to give up on it just yet.
Disgusting. Contemptible. Disturbing. Sad.
It’s difficult to choose the right word in describing the rash of vandalism we’ve seen here in Fort Frances this summer—mischief that’s not only proving costly to local taxpayers but also casting our town in a very poor light in the eyes of passing tourists.
With the announcement of his resignation last Friday, Howard Hampton is bringing to a close his work representing the people of Kenora-Rainy River at Queen’s Park. The riding has had a history of electing long-term members to sit in the chamber and each has made an impact on the legislation of Ontario.