The fight between the province and the City of Toronto over the size of its municipal council is one that should concern all residents of Ontario.
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Nothing to do in Fort Frances, you say? Think again.
Almost 30 local clubs and groups are attending a “1-Stop Registration” event being held tomorrow (Sept. 6) from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. That's right, almost 30!
Ontario municipal elections will take place on the fourth Monday of October.
This will be a transforming election in Fort Frances since many from the existing council are choosing to retire and two councilors have chosen to challenge each other to become the next mayor of Fort Frances.
Letters to the editor are said to be the lifeblood of a newspaper. It's an opportunity for readers to voice their support or criticism of a decision or issue, or to point out local concerns they feel need to be addressed.
Now well into its second century, the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's annual fair fall is set to go tomorrow through Saturday in Emo—and once again there will be plenty in store for all ages and interests.
It's troubling to see the crescendo of “fake news” chants U.S. President Donald Trump has been directing towards the mainstream media south of the border, to the point of whipping his supporters into a frenzy that leaves journalists actually fearing for their safety, is spilling over into our country.
We may be into the dog days of summer.
This is the most vacated week of the year as more families begin or end their summer vacations, taking advantage of the holiday weekend.
It is that time of year when the first crop of hay is finally put away, and the growing crops in the fields begin to brown.
This is the weekend that summer reading takes hold of cabin-goers.
As we all know, summer means community festivals. And here in Rainy River District, we're fortunate to have several that are held year after year to not only give local residents something to do but also attract much-needed visitors to our area.
A week of celebration focusing on the diversity of our community was a resounding success.
Borderland Pride must be commended for their effort this year. Hopefully the community will embrace the celebration for future years.
It's great to see a groundswell of support for the inaugural “Pride Week” here, as indicated by the people who turned out for an open air art studio on Monday to kick off the festivities and the number of local businesses that have decorated their store windows with colourful displays and messages.