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Company inks option

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.

Most user fees to rise

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.

User fees to jump

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.

Under-valued ATV nets penalty

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.

Immigration

Chamber meeting planned

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.