FORT FRANCES—The Northwest Catholic District School Board was updated on the Managing Information for Student Achievement initiative (MISA) at its regular meeting Tuesday night.
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The Northwest Catholic District School Board will hear an update on the Managing Information for Student Achievement initiative (MISA) at its regular meeting here tonight.
Marion O’Connor and I (Erin Devlin) are in our third year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing collaborative program in Fort Frances.
We also currently are in our mental health placement at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Fort Frances.
While Fort Frances town council had passed a resolution Sept. 25 to appoint a candidate to fill the vacancy left by Tannis Drysdale, council changed its mind last Wednesday and instead will be holding a byelection to let the people decide.
But Ken Perry, who finished seventh in the election last November, wasn’t happy to hear about the turnaround of events.
Town council will receive a letter of concern from Doug Murray, Abitibi-Consolidated regional manager, regarding available building lots and housing for sale in Fort Frances at tonight’s regular meeting.
In a letter dated Oct. 2, Murray noted that between 2007 and the end of 2015, the mill potentially could see more than 200 retirees.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is still looking for more nominations for its 12th-annual business awards.
“Things are going okay, but they’re not going fabulously,” Chamber manager Dawn Booth noted late yesterday.
“We’ve got about 41 nominations, and I’ve talked to quite a few people in the last few days who said they have nominations they’ll be sending in by [today].”
FORT FRANCES—The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce held its 72nd-annual general meeting last Thursday-Saturday at La Place Rendez-Vous, seeing a total of 40 registered attendees and presenters come here from all corners of the region.
It’s been about five years in the works, but Scott Turvey of Fort Frances finally has gotten his new business off the ground, with it officially opening just weeks ago.
EnviroClean Housekeeping Systems is a licensed, insured, bonded, and professional cleaning service for home or businesses using environmentally-responsible methods.
FORT FRANCES—The four candidates vying for the Kenora-Rainy River riding weighed in on what they’ll do to ensure there will be a future for regional industry, among other issues, during Tuesday night’s forum at the Civic Centre.
The four candidates vying for the Kenora-Rainy River riding will have their say tonight when the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce and Education Workers of the Rainy River District host an all-candidates’ forum at the Civic Centre here.