Canada is turning 153 years old tomorrow, but it’s never had a birthday bash like this before. This Canada Day won’t be like any other - no fireworks, or family events at the Point. It’s true it will look different, but all our favourite things will be there for us next year.
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Letters to the editor have been a venue of civil discourse for hundreds of years. They’re the precursor of internet chat rooms and comments sections, and an important part of the service newspapers provide.
Frustration has taken root over the condition of the Fort Frances cemeteries. But the problem is on the radar, and solutions are in the works.
Jamie Pryde’s life has followed a different path - one that’s led him around the world and back again. Along the way, he found himself, piece by piece, and has returned complete and confident.
Pryde is many things: a business owner, partner, son. He’s also a member of the LGBT community. Like so many who grew up gay, things weren’t easy for Pryde.
The Family of Brian and Diane Major, above, was lost in a house fire on Sunday afternoon. They were forced to flee without shoes and just the clothes on their backs. The house, right, was destroyed in just 20 minutes. The family has been overwhelmed by the generosity of the community. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help them rebuild.
The family is safe, but their lives are forever changed.
On Sunday afternoon, the home of Brian and Diane Major of Morson filled silently with thick, black smoke. It took only 20 minutes for the home to be reduced to ash. In that 20 minutes, the family lost everything - except their lives.
Today at noon, a Pride flag was raised at Fort Frances town hall, joining thousands of others flying across the globe.
June is internationally recognized as Pride Month - a peaceful rally for the equality and acceptance of all people, regardless of who they love and how they express their identity.
The Muskies’ own Jacob Albright has become the latest Providence Pilot student athlete to ink his letter of intent. He’ll be joining the University’s Men’s soccer team, while he works towards a science degree.
“I am really excited to not only start playing at Providence, but also learning through the academics and growing as a person,” said Albright.
The Fort Frances Community Garden has been bustling with activity with the new growing season. The facility rents plots to local residents, allowing them space to grow their own food and flowers. Jenna Plante shows Daisy McFarlane how to plant flowers.
Emo council has decided to not revisit a resolution presented by Borderland Pride.