The Ford government campaigned on a promise to end hallway medicine, but reduced investments in the health care system have caused local advocates to sound the alarm.
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It isn't every day someone climbs a mountain as a fundraiser.
Yet that's exactly what district residents Brennin Chamberlin and Lisa Loney are doing this month in support of a South African charity.
Chamberlin and Loney will be starting off on their trans-continental journey on July 15 as they depart for one of the most famous mountains in the world.
Once upon a time in Fort Frances, you could hear bells coming down the street on a hot summer day.
Chances are, if you spend any time outside this summer, you'll hear them again.
Willem Kirk, nine, and sisters, Ainsley, nine, and Abi Matheson, seven, make up the Kooler Kidz, a licensed business venture that has resurrected ice cream on wheels.
Town council approved a proposal at last night's meeting that will enhance court security and provide cost certainty to the town.
The proposal provides the OPP with direction to commence a recruiting process around the first week in October for two OPP special constables who will provide local court security.
Asset management will be a topic of focus for town council at tonight's meeting.
Public Sector Digest (PSD) will be delivering a presentation on the 2018 Town of Fort Frances asset management plan and council has a recommendation to adopt it.
Local health care workers recently took a stand against the Progressive Conservative government's restructuring, centralization, and reduced funding of health care services.
Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) rallied outside of La Verendrye Hospital yesterday in defence of public health.
If you're not within arms' reach, you've gone too far.
When a child is near the water, you need to be near them . . . within arms' reach.
The absence of effective adult supervision is a factor in 75 percent of deaths by drowning for children under the age of 10.
The Rainy River District School Board has a balanced budget for 2019-2020, but it comes with a hefty human price tag.
In a press release from the board released last Wednesday, the RRDSB said it would be eliminating 37.73 FTE (full-time equivalency) of staff due to changes in the education budget from the provincial government, as well as a decline in student enrollment.
Riverside Health Care welcomes a new member to the board of directors and announces its officers.
On Tuesday, June 25, Riverside Health Care held its annual general meeting (AGM) of the corporation.
At that time, one vacancy on the board of directors was filled. Joining the board for the first time is Kathy Lampi for a one-year term.
Riverside Health Care, in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit, has declared the gastroenteritis outbreak over at Rainycrest Long Term Care, effective yesterday (July 2).
All social events and activities at Rainycrest have resumed. All visitors are now welcome.