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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - February 26, 2020

Council now acknowledges traditional territory


For the first time ever, the town began its regular council meeting on Monday with a land acknowledgement.

“We've talked about it for quite a while, every conference we go to there's always an acknowledgement about being on our traditional territory of the Anishinaabe people in this area,” Mayor Caul noted in an interview following council's meeting.

Student chefs stepping out with Stepping Stone

Megan Walchuk

Set among the pines, boasting soaring ceilings and sleek decor, is Fort Frances' newest dining hot spot.

But don't put off getting a reservation, because this exclusive pop-up dining experience won't be around for long - the chefs need to get back to class.

Senior Centre won't relocate

Sam Odrowski

The Fort Frances Senior Centre is staying where it's currently located on Nelson Street and will not be moved to the Fort Frances Daycare, following the approval of a report at Monday night's council meeting.

Critics blast State Department copper mine report

Megan Walchuk

A U.S. State Department report to US Congress and Canadian officials regarding the potential pitfalls of a proposed sulfide copper-ore mine has left detractors frustrated and bewildered.

Church of Cash pays tribute to legend Johnny Cash

Press Release

Backus Community Center is excited to announce the final show in the Backus Performing Arts Season; Church of Cash, a tribute to Johnny Cash, Friday, Feb. 28, at 7:00 p.m. at Backus Auditorium.

Muskie Nordic Ski team caps year with great OFSAA performances

Jamie Mountain

Going up against the best in the province can be nerve wracking for any athlete.

But the four members of the Muskie Nordic skiing team remained calm and put in great performances at the OFSAA championships held in Huntsville last Wednesday and Thursday as call came away with a top-40 finish in their respective divisions.