Stan and Judy Strato of Sudbury recently made an impressive gift of $155,425 to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). The gift will establish the Strato Family Endowment for the medical school, which has campuses in both Sudbury and Thunder Bay.
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Representatives from town council and the OPP recently travelled to Kenora to provide input on the new Community Safety and Policing Act that will replace the present Police Service Act
The Ring of Fire Northern Road Link has been given the green light by stakeholders, in a historic announcement from Ontario and First Nations communities.
“We are living in very exciting times,” said Kenora Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.
After two years in operation, and moving twice in that time, the Family Centre has hit another roadblock.
The Town of Fort Frances is anticipating a belt-tightening year, and its operating budget draft has been updated to reflect it.
Fort Frances Council received a letter in late January from a group of citizens requesting upgrades to the town's transit system.
The letter raises two issues: the lack of bus services within the town; and the need for a district wide bus service that extends to Winnipeg and Thunder Bay.
Town council is hoping to work with the Riversedge Development's numbered company, that owns the idle Fort Frances mill, as they work out plans for the Shevlin Wood Yard.
Council hired HTFC Consulting out of Winnipeg in January to determine the best path going forward at the wood yard and hopes they can work with the numbered company as well
It is with great sadness that the Ball family wishes to announce the passing of Rebecca Colleen Ball, beloved wife of Frank Ball of Fort Frances.
A full obituary will follow.
Today, indigenous, municipal and business representatives from North-Western Ontario were at the Ontario Legislature to advocate consideration of all access routes to the Ring of Fire chromite deposit. The East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition outlined their support for an Environmental Assessment (EA) of all access road alternatives, including one starting in their area.
Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Public Health Unit has declared the Gastroenteritis Outbreak over at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home, effective Feb. 27.
All social events and activities at Rainycrest have resumed. All visitors are now welcomed.