Fort Frances Town Council approved it’s strategic plan at Monday evening’s meeting, setting out a blueprint for the next three years.
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A fifth candidate has thrown her hat into the ring for the Oct. 6 provincial election.
Charmaine Romaniuk officially filed papers this past Sunday to run as a candidate for the Northern Ontario Heritage Party in the Kenora-Rainy River riding.
Fort Frances delegates once again brought up local concerns with various provincial ministers at the annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario late last month in London.
Mayor Roy Avis, Coun. Paul Ryan, and CAO Mark McCaig were at the conference, which included pre-scheduled meetings with four ministers.
There is an old saying, “Fools run in where angels fear to tread.”
This is particularly appropriate nowadays about the stock market.
One must begin by considering the investment sector. The main source of gross private domestic investment is the retained earnings of business.
Grand Council Treaty #3 has filed for a judicial review of the province’s Hydroelectric Contract Initiative [HCI] program and the sale of the local Fort Frances dam, citing a failure to consult with First Nation communities.
The North West Local Health Integration Network, along with Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), is investing $1.23 million to enhance services for seniors who exhibit behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health, dementia or other neurological conditions.
The money will go towards local initiatives that will improve care.
Tomorrow is the last day you’ll be able to get a Happy Meal at Wal-Mart here as the McDonald’s Restaurant located there is closing its doors.
Local McDonald’s owner John Myers said this morning the decision to discontinue the lease was because there weren’t enough customers.
The RecycleYourElectronics.ca tour stopped by Fort Frances on July 18-19, seeing local residents drop off 17.06 tonnes of discarded electronics during the two-day period.
The Borderland Roller Derby League has been granted a one-time exemption from the town’s watering bylaw in order to hold a fundraiser car wash this Saturday (Aug. 27) at 300 Third St. W.
The league is hosting a charity bout to rise money for “Rachel’s Challenge” on Saturday, Sept. 3. Because it is a contact sporting event, they must have emergency medical technicians (EMTs) on hand.
Premier Gold Mines Limited has been fined $25,000 for constructing water crossings on Crown land without a permit.
Court heard that in late October, 2010, a representative from Premier Gold Mines Limited spoke with the Ministry of Natural Resources about a planned project in the Fly Lake area, northeast of Ear Falls.