Following a statement last week by federal NDP candidate for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, Yuk-Sem Won, charging the current Liberal government for its lack of support on the mill issue, MP Don Rusnak said the federal government is ready to assist but cannot force any owner of the mill to open or close the property or force the province to allocate fibre supply.
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The only car that was towed off the track was Carter Kinnear's #23 car. James Lambert drove off the track himself, made a quick fix and was back out on for the next race.
The Times apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak is approaching the end of his term and won't be seeking re-election, to spend more time with his young family.
He was in the district last Wednesday to make a funding announcement, which will be one of his last visits as MP before the federal election.
Following a decision in March to introduce a high flood risk rule curve to control the inflow and manage water levels on Rainy Lake, Namakan Lake and Rainy River over the spring and summer months, water levels remain stable.
While some town residents may never enter the Fort Frances Tourist Information Centre, it's a valuable asset to those who are unfamiliar with our community.
The centre offers in-depth tourist information about attractions within the town and northwestern Ontario as a whole.
The future of the district's forests continues to be a top priority for the town.
Fort Frances town council urged the province to put a hold on the development of a new Enhanced Sustainable Forest Licence (ESFL) so it can provide greater benefit to municipalities yesterday during the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa.
Working at the Fort France Times and being a part of this incredible, welcoming town, never could I have imagined feeling like I am leaving with my own Fort Frances citizenship.
Lidkea Optometry has earned itself a reputable status over the years among students completing their Primary Care clinical rotation as a highly-touted clinic where they can gain an abundance of practical knowledge.
Today representatives from the Town of Fort Frances met with Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski and Northern Development, Mines, and Energy Minister Greg Rickford about the future of the Fort Frances mill and the allocation of wood fibre in the Crossroute Forest.
Federal NDP candidate for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, Yuk-Sem Won, has weighed in on the mill issue and is charging the Liberal government for its lack of support.
“The recent sale of the Fort Frances mill by the company Resolute has caused major concerns for our local community,” she said yesterday in a press release.