The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is encouraging its members to reach out directly to Premier Ford and impress upon him the importance of committing to provide a sustainable, affordable supply of fibre to any new owner of the Fort Frances mill.
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At tonight's council meeting, local resident Tim Woods will be giving a deputation on the need for a fishing bridge to be installed between the Seven Oaks park mainland and a small island that's 30 yards offshore.
Borderland Pride and the Northwestern Health Unit have released a special video to mark the International Day of Pink.
The International Day of Pink is when communities across the country unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying.
Local property owners will see their taxes go up this year.
At their budget meeting here Monday afternoon, administration and council agreed to raise an additional $368,025 in tax revenue, making the total 2019 tax revenue required $11,322,103.
This is an increase of 1.795 percent above the 2018 tax rates and an increase of 3.71 percent over the notional rate.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce our new logo as we step into our 110th year of continuous service to our members through advocating for changes that will positively affect the business community by lobbying the three branches of government, provide member services, facilitate networking, and new opportunities through community events and local promotion.
A community consultation for the attendance zone review for the Fort Frances High School (FFHS) Grade 7-8 program will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the FFHS library.
This meeting pertains to the proposed recommendation to extend the boundary for Grade 7 and 8 students at Robert Moore School.
Alongside thousands of readers worldwide, Fort Frances Public Library patrons can discover a remarkable true story through the largest global digital book club, Big Library Read.
Good news was recently announced regarding health care services in the district.
Riverside Health Care is receiving $1.353 million from the province in hospital pressure funding to provide patients and residents with better care.
Local MPP Greg Rickford visited La Verendrye Hospital on Friday to make the announcement.
Over $6 million was recently allocated to townships across the Kenora-Rainy River riding as a one-time investment that go will towards modernizing municipalities.
Local MPP Greg Rickford visited Fort Frances, Stratton, and Rainy River on Friday to make the announcement.
While most people think of Toronto or Winnipeg as hot spots for human trafficking, Fort Frances is an ideal location for traffickers.