Treaty Three Police Service (T3PS) acting Sgt. Dylan Simard, left, volunteer Christine Jourdain, and T3PS Const. Dylan McGinnis collected donations for “Stuff-a-Cruiser” outside of Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo on Saturday.
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Individuals living outside of Fort Frances will have a reduced financial burden when using the town's facilities in 2020.
Following a 5-2 vote, council passed a motion to eliminate non-resident user fees on a one-year trial basis.
In the wake of last week's Speech from the Throne by the newly-elected Liberal government, Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Marcus Powlowski said he looks forward to passing a federal tax cut for working and middle-class Canadians.
This government's throne speech placed special emphasis on working with Canada's different regions to improvet he economy, he noted.
One of the programs at Confederation College has partnered with a local business to teach its students some important life and food skills.
A report from the Auditor General has revealed that while the Fort Frances Courthouse has a large backlog of cases, it is being under-utilized.
Sewer and water rates are set to increase here in the new year.
There will be a 2.8 percent increase for residential users and a 3.22 percent increase for industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) users.
The 2.8 percent residential increase will cost an additional $27.79 per year, bringing the overall annual rate to just over $1,000.
Improvements could soon come to the Northern Health Travel Grant, which reimburses residents of northern Ontario who have to travel significant distances to receive healthcare.
NDP MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan Judith Monteith-Farrell presented a bill to the legislature on Nov. 19 that looks to fix some of the issues surrounding the program.
The decision whether or not to relocate the senior centre is still being considered by its board.
At yesterday's board meeting, the Fort Frances Senior Centre board established an ad hoc building committee that will begin meeting in January.
The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary's executive meeting was held on Dec. 2 with 11 members present and one guest. Linda Booth presided.
Come one. come all! The gift shop is geared up for the holiday season.
Following a province-wide one-day strike by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation last Wednesday, members of the union will be engaging in another day of action tomorrow.