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.
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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.
The town has been offering civil marriage services at locations outside the boundaries of Fort Frances since July, 2010.
But it now is revising its rates to reflect attendance at wedding rehearsals, renewal of wedding vows, and charge for travel time and distance to and from marriage venues outside the town’s boundaries.
The Fort Frances Traffic Safety/Pedestrian Safety Initiative will be gathering stakeholders and begin to make a concerted effort to address traffic safety concerns in local school zones at a meeting here tomorrow (Nov. 17).
The town is moving forward with the disposition of some of its land to be used for residential development.
After reaffirming last month to go ahead with the removal of a sidewalk on the east side of Armit Avenue between Front Street and Church Street, town council heard a presentation from an Armit Avenue resident Monday night asking it to explain that decision and review the decision-making process.
Discussions over establishing a joint transportation committee between the Northwest Catholic District School Board and Rainy River District School Board will continue at tonight’s monthly meeting of the Catholic board.
At last month’s meeting, NCDSB trustees agreed the formation of a transportation committee was “necessary in developing a transportation consortia in the district.”
Ontario is moving forward with its commitment to review its clean energy Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program.
When the program launched in 2009, it included a commitment to review FIT every two years.
This commitment also was included in the province’s Long-Term Energy Plan, released last November.
The review will consider a range of issues, such as:
Ernest Thompson Distributors Ltd. has been sold.
The last day of service for this long-time community business is Friday, Nov. 4.
It was Ernie Thompson’s real dream come true when he and his wife, Lois, began their business more than a half-century ago.
With site preparation work well underway, Couchiching First Nation finally will have its own pow-wow grounds by next June.
Chief Chuck McPherson said Thursday the new pow-wow grounds—being developed on the road to the Heron Landing golf course, just west of Frog Creek Road—have been a long time coming.