In December, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care conducted its annual Resident Quality Inspection (RQI) and Critical Incident System Inspection at Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home here.
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La Verendrye General Hospital here welcomed its first baby of 2019 late on New Year's Day.
Proud parents Madisyn Degagne and Derek Morrison of Fort Frances greeted a 7 lb., 1 oz. baby boy at 10:53 p.m.
The new baby and his family, which includes older brothers Bennett, Chayton, and Zaiden, enjoyed gifts and gift baskets from local businesses and organizations.
The Ontario government has withdrawn a promised $15 million to the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)—money the foundation would have granted out to community projects this winter.
Whether you got a new animal companion for Christmas, or your favourite cat or dog is celebrating another year with you, it's time to get a new pet licence.
And while the town continues to offer annual licensing, lifetime licensing, which first was offered starting last year, is becoming a popular option, bylaw enforcement officer Patrick Briere told the Times on Monday.
The Ford government has concluded the largest public consultation on education in the province's history.
This comprehensive education consultation had participation from parents, students, educators, employers, and organizations from across Ontario.
The provincial government is making life more affordable by bringing relief to Ontario's tourism operators who rely on the province's Tourism-Oriented Directional Signing Program (TODS) to generate a positive economic impact in their local communities.
In April, 2018, the previous government signed a contract with Canadian TODS Limited towards the end of their administration.
OPSEU president Warren (“Smokey”) Thomas is calling on the Ford government to start 2019 responsibly by freezing plans to further expand sales of alcohol.
Thomas said Ontarians should be alarmed over media reports on the serious shoplifting problems that occur regularly at LCBO stores.
Students from Confederation College's Aboriginal Community Advocacy program recently co-hosted a round dance and giveaway event with the organizers of the annual “Full Moon Memory Walk” to thank members of the community for their continued support.
Want to start off 2019 with a splash?
The Voyageur Lions Club of Fort Frances is going ahead with its “Polar Plunge” tomorrow. The annual fundraiser once again will be held at 1 p.m. on the ice behind La Place Rendez-Vous here.
Registration opens at 11 a.m., with the first jumper to be sent to the hole at 1 p.m. sharp.
Christmas came early to Rainycrest residents last week but Santa is not the one who brought presents this time.