Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce it has signed an option agreement to acquire the mineral rights for 10 contiguous patented mining claims, totalling roughly 110 hectares (272 acres), from Larry O. Stahn, a private owner residing in Emo.
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Most user fees will jump by three percent in the new year although some will be rising more as the town strives to generate more revenue to run its landfill.
At a special meeting Monday, council voted 4-3 in favour of bags tags staying at $2 for a second-straight year as opposed to going up to $2.25.
As exploration at the Hammond Reef Gold Project near Atikokan continues, and the environmental assessment process carries on, a team also is working on a socio-economic study to see how the potential mine could affect the district.
But bag tags staying same
Most user fees will be going up in the new year after town council approved a schedule at a special meeting yesterday afternoon.
Every division took a thorough look at the user fees prior to the committee of the whole meeting, and the majority of them will be hiked by three percent as per the Consumer Price Index.
The government’s proposed Healthy Homes Renovation tax credit will enable Ontario seniors to stay in their homes longer, benefit taxpayers by relieving pressures on long-term care home costs, and help create jobs and grow the economy.
Social media will play a greater role in promoting economic development in the town’s future, regional economic developer Geoff Gillon of the Rainy River Future Development Corp. told council Monday evening.
Responding to the demands of an aging population wanting to stay in their homes for longer, Sunset Medical Supply has opened its doors here in Fort Frances.
“We’re certainly excited about this going forward,” said local pharmacist Kim Metke, owner of Pharmasave on Scott Street where Sunset Medical Supply has set up shop.
In October, Canada Border Services Agency officers at the Fort Frances port of entry (POE) processed more than 53,000 travellers in 33,800 vehicles, as well as 744 commercial trucks.
Twenty-two charter buses and 941 pedestrians also were processed during the month.
The CBSA also conducted more than 1,800 secondary examinations for customs purposes.
Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce gold assays from its ongoing exploratory drilling campaign in the Pine Centre Area of its Straw Lake Project, situated about 50 km north of Fort Frances.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual general membership meeting Thursday, Dec. 1 from 4-6:30 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous here.
It is open to all businesses, both Chamber members and non-Chamber members.
The meeting will feature a guest speaker from Osisko Mining, who will give an overview of the project and seek feedback/comments.