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FFPC celebrates 150,000 injury-free work hours

The Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) took the time Tuesday afternoon to recognized all of its employees' hard work and dedication to a safe work environment.

FFPC celebrated 150,000 safe work hours—or 11 years injury-free—and congratulated Brian White, on becoming a certified journeyman by finishing his four-year electric lineman apprenticeship.

Library releases annual report

The Fort Frances Public Library delivered a presentation to town council on Monday evening regarding its 2018 annual report and annual performance measurement indicators/statistics report.

Library board chair Robin Dennis and Library CEO Caroline Goudling were on hand to discuss the library's outlook for the year and accomplishments in 2018.

Advocacy campaign launched for OLS-N

Libraries across Northern Ontario are working together to fight back against the province's 50 percent funding cut to the provincially funded agency that provide them service year round.

They have launched an advocacy campaign and website called SaveOLSN.ca to highlight the work that Ontario Library Service North (OLS-N) does for northern libraries and their patrons.