Area First Nations deserve applause for taking the bull by the horns to establish a satellite dialysis unit at La Verendrye hospital here—and their determined effort to land a service so desperately needed by so many district residents warrants widespread support.
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Five individuals, two organizations, and one business were honoured last week as recipients of the “2000 Heritage Awards” handed out by the Fort Frances Museum advisory committee.
Individuals nominations included
•Alice Widurski (nominated for her work with the Fort Frances Historical Society);
As the district looks for economic development, it finds itself lagging behind competing areas in Canada and the northern midwestern states in telecommunications. Today’s modern businesses require telephone line, fax lines, ATM card lines, direct connection computer lines and internet lines. And that doesn’t bring into account video conferencing, high speed internet access.
As the district looks for economic development, it finds itself lagging behind competing areas in Canada as well as the northern U.S. Midwest in telecommunications.
Our calendar has been in effect for thousands of years, right? Wrong! The calendar we use today has been in use for only about 250 years.
Residents in the west end of town have been complaining since January about an odour—an odour so distinct it was clear in their minds it had to be coming from the newly expanded and upgraded sewage treatment plant along the river.
All eyes will be on Dryden the rest of this week as our Muskies look to win another gold medal at the all-Ontario hockey championships there.
The black-and-gold, ranked 10th in the 20-team field, gave a valiant effort this morning against the second-seeded Ridley Tigers, jumping out to several leads before succumbing 5-4.
Residents of Rainy River and the west end of the district deserve to feel proud this week after the “Buy a Brick . . . Build it Quick” fundraising campaign for the new hospital there hit its $300,000 goal by the Dec. 31 deadline.
No matter which side of the fence you sit on over the Robert Latimer case, it’s clear the issue of “mercy killing” needs to be addressed by Canadians because the current ambiguity is unacceptable.
It’s been 80 years since the armistice was signed to end World War One—the so-called war to end all wars. Of course, it wasn’t. In fact, the world was engulfed in an even more deadly and destructive conflict just 21 years later.
Korea followed after that, then Vietnam and the Persian Gulf war. There also have been four wars in the Middle East between 1948 and 1972.