The Ford government recently announced it will be moving away from fixed funding amounts for post secondary institutions and shift to a performance-based funding model.
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The provincial budget of April 11, 2019, calls for significant cuts to community services throughout the province.
The Northwest Community Legal Clinic is hosting a forum where members of our local community will hear from service providers about the potential local impacts of these cuts.
The 2019 Mini-King and Mini-Queen once again will be crowned here on Canada Day.
Registration is now open for this year's contest, which will take place on the “Fun in the Sun” stage at Point Park on the afternoon of July 1.
Organizer Melissa Gushulak noted the contest is open to boys and girls aged four-seven (as of July 1).
A new gymnastics academy will starting up here this fall.
Town council is expected this evening to endorse entering into an agreement with the Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy to operate out of the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium.
Gymnastics equipment will be set up in that space but be moved or taken down as required for other events scheduled in the auditorium.
Canada Day is coming up quickly and the Rainy River Future Development Corp. (RRFDC) is urging the public to join in the celebration by being a part of this year's July 1st parade and making it the best one yet.
The RRFDC is inviting businesses, organizations and individuals to enter a customized float. The theme of this year's parade is “True North Strong and Free.”
Skating results from last November were mistakenly placed on page B2 of yesterday's Times.
The results also erroneously refer to the skaters belonging to the Borer Skating Club when in fact they are students of the Northern Lights School of Skating.
The Times apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the mix-up.
With the start of summer just around the corner, the Fun in the Sun committee is getting ready for another exciting and fun-filled Canada Day.
“This year, as in every year that we've done it, we've tried to add something new,” said Fun in the Sun committee chair Cynthia Donald.
Paramedic Services Week came to a wrap this past Saturday as the Fort Frances ambulance base held the last open house and barbecue in acknowledgment of all the services paramedics provide to the district.
How does one start creating baby dolls that are so lifelike, they might be able to fool your brain into believing they're real?
For Wendy Wiebe, it began with collecting and healthy dose of curiosity.
“I started out collecting dolls with my daughter, and then I discovered these kinds of dolls, and I got really intrigued,” Wiebe told the Times.
Fort Frances is turning into a town which is more inviting than ever.
This positive direction is punctuated by the second-annual Pride Week currently underway which seeing events taking place all week long to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and acceptance of difference in our communities and opportunities for learning and engagement on LGBTQ2 issues.