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With more and more of the district -and the world- shut down due to the spread of COVID-19, one motivated local teen has taken steps to ensure help is available for the people who need it.
With so much uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Fort Frances can take comfort that Meals on Wheels is still delivering to its most vulnerable clientele.
By starting seeds indoors you can often extend your growing season by up to ten weeks. This can be very beneficial for plants that have a longer “days to maturity" time frame.
TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered the closure Monday of all non-essential businesses in the province to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
It will take effect Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. and will last for at least 14 days.
“This is not the time for half measures," Ford said. "This decision was not made lightly and the gravity of this order does not escape me.”
Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) urges everyone in our area returning from travel outside of Canada to self-isolate for 14 days. Self-isolation is also recommended for those who are over 70 years old or anyone who is immunocompromised, to reduce their risk of infection and possible complications. These recommendations have been made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario.
TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education to launch the first phase of Learn at Home and Apprendre à la maison, a new online portal that will provide resources for families so students can continue their education while schools are closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
An open letter from Marcus Powlowski, MP, Thunder Bay-Rainy River
March 19th, 2020
Dear Community Members of Thunder Bay-Rainy River,
The Town of Fort Frances has declared an emergency to the Province of Ontario due to Public Health concerns.
The Town of Fort Frances Emergency Management Control Group met today at 1:00pm to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.
GIANT LIST OF IDEAS FOR BEING HOME WITH KIDS
(for: actual quarantine, school closures, weekend social distancing, anytime!)
Thanks to the Princess Awesome & Boy Wonder Community for the amazing suggestions!!
- Have each kid pick a topic they'd like to learn about and spend 30 mins each day on that topic