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
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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.
Teri Treftlin, who was raised in Fort Frances and Atikokan, was presented with the Young Entrepreneur Award (Northwest) at the 10th-annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario awards luncheon held June 6 at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay.
Canadians like using cash. It’s a fast and convenient means of payment.
In 2006, there were some 1.3 billion notes in circulation worth more than $43 billion. That’s about 40 bills for every person in Canada.
And demand for cash increases each year by about five percent.
Some may call them the real Canadian Tire family. Others may know them as the new faces in town.
Regardless, Paul and Stephanie Sunstrum and their three children recently set out on their first northern adventure as a family and wound up 1,700 km on the other side of Ontario.
The couple are the new proud owners of the local Canadian Tire store.
FORT FRANCES—After hearing both Abitibi-Consolidated and local appellant Allan T. Bedard argue their cases here in late November, the Ontario Municipal Board granted Abitibi’s motion to dismiss Bedard’s appeal of the company’s proposal to spin off the power dam here.
Bowater Canadian Forest Products Inc. announced yesterday the indefinite shutdown of its Ignace sawmill operation.
This shutdown took effect yesterday and will impact 29 direct Bowater employees and 20 contractor ones.
This decision is the direct result of lumber quotas imposed upon Bowater’s Ontario operations.
Take charge of your future with “Summer Company,” an Ontario government program for full-time students aged 15-29.
The program provides students with hands-on business experience, training and mentoring, and awards of up to $3,000 to help start their own summer business.
To be eligible for the experience, students must:
•have a good idea for a summer business;