After meeting Friday with Marc Bode, Regional Senior Judge for the North West Region, local lawyers and municipal leaders remain baffled by the decision to relocate the resident judge for Rainy River District to a base in Kenora.
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The Ainsworth mill in Barwick celebrated being “One Year Recordable Free” yesterday—something the workers are very proud of.
On March 14, the mill officially went one year without having any injuries occur.
This was not only impressive for the local mill, but also for the Ainsworth company.
Starting June 1, Canadians shopping in the U.S. and elsewhere will be able to bring a greater value of goods duty- and tax-free back over the border.
But those people should read the new exemptions carefully to familiarize themselves as to how much they can bring back.
As of June 1, personal exemptions will be as follows:
The Northern Action Group (NAG) wants the Town of Fort Frances to adopt a proactive pedestrian “Mobility Plan,” which would include a strategy to clear sidewalks and roads from snow and ice, as well as the timely filling of potholes.
Whether or not the property located between Minnie Avenue and Williams Avenue, sometimes referred to as the “Nelson Street Park,” will be re-zoned now lies in the hands of the Ontario Municipal Board.
Town council will receive a trio of presentations from the recently-formed group, Seniors Retirees Against Pension and Elder Abuse, at tonight’s regular meeting.
Wendell Stevens will speak about the property assessment appeal by Resolute Forest Products Ltd., and how it might affect taxpayers, while Gordy Bell will talk about government budget cuts to Old Age Security.
Summer has arrived! Along with summer, welcome to the summer job search for students!
Lucky for those students, NCDS in Fort Frances has the Summer Jobs Service Program.
The SJS Program serves the entire Rainy River District, including Fort Frances and Atikokan, as well as out to Nestor Falls, Rainy River, and everywhere in between.
The sewer and water work on the 300 block of Third Street East is cruising along and should be completed on schedule, Operations and Facilities manager Doug Brown reported at Monday night’s council meeting.
Northwestern Ontario’s Travel Information Centres are not for sale.
That was the message being sent by local MPP Sarah Campbell to the provincial government at a rally Friday morning at the Manitoba-Ontario border.
More than 2,000 years ago, Aristotle made the observation that: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” and this observation holds true today for independent consultants in Kenora and the surrounding area.