Town council will be all ears for suggestions and comments from residents as to what they feel are the most important municipal services and projects—and thus should be considered during the 2008 budget process—at a public meeting tonight at 6:20 p.m. at the Civic Centre.
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Some readers might think the term “general supply” went out of fashion around the time doctors stopped doing house calls.
Granted, methods such as niche marketing and e-commerce are now widely adopted, but one local business has found a way to continue to use the phrase successfully.
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has opened doors for a local literacy program by providing locally-relevant, community-based solutions for targeted under-served and under-represented groups.
The annual “Northern Networks” trade conference held Aug. 29-31 in Duluth, Mn. proved to b a worthwhile trip, Mayor Roy Avis and Coun. Paul Ryan reported at Monday night’s regular council meeting.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce already is planning its 12th-annual business awards banquet, which will take place Nov. 3 at La Place Rendez-Vous.
But it is up to district residents to nominate those deserving to walk up on stage and be in the spotlight that night.
The Super 8 Motel on King’s Highway in the west end of Fort Frances re-defines in many ways the notion of a standard motel. The establishment provides a fully-stocked breakfast lounge, a swimming pool, whirlpool, steambath, high-speed Internet in the room, and a coin laundry. At the helm of the facility is general manager Wanda Barker.
Last Wednesday, a Fort Frances financial institute received fraudulent American Express travellers cheques in $500 denominations. The institute was aware these cheques were fake prior to dispersing any cash and notified the Fort Frances OPP. An investigation revealed a local resident received the cheques in the mail from an “online friend” they had met in the United States. The inv
Situated just west of town at the Crozier Warehouse and Bay Rentals Facility, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car facility is ably run by Pam L. Parsons, manager-in-training. Her definition of good customer service is summed up with: “In the workplace, there is no one else in the room when the customer is being served.” Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co.
Statistics Canada recently released the latest snapshot of the nation’s agriculture industry, using new data from the 2006 Census of Agriculture.
This is the first of a number of data releases from the census. All farm and operator data are available for free at www.stat.ca
NDP leader Howard Hampton said last week that though the McGuinty Liberals talk the big talk on co-generation and small-scale energy production, they have broken their promise—made two years ago—to hire a co-generation facilitator.