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UNFC collaborates with Riversedge to purchase former mill office

The United Native Friendship Centre has announced that it has reached a collaborative arrangement with the owners of the former pulp and paper mill properties in Fort Frances, Riversedge Developments, to acquire the building and property located at 427 Mowat Avenue.

“We're so pleased with the acquisition of 427 Mowat Avenue,” said Sheila McMahon, executive director of the UNFC.

Buy local food, support local farmers

Well another week of isolation is behind us. The cool weather should help everyone stay inside. The wind has been nasty and even though the sun is shining brightly the wind ruins the day. I must say though, the wind has dried things up and trust me if you seen the mess, we had last fall, this is a welcome treat. I think the area that I sacrificed for feeding last fall will need a disc over it.

Queen's Park update

There is no doubt that our daily lives have changed dramatically over the past few months. The COVID-19 outbreak has ushered in emergency actions from governments around the world at a pace unseen before.

Hair design

On the street, social distancing is keeping me from getting up close and personal. All I see are folks across the road and as a matter of course; I always wave and shout a generic no-name “Hello.” It's not that I'm particularly friendly… even though I am; it's that my eyesight particularly without my glasses on just ain't up to what it used to be.

Atikokan sees two new COVID cases

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the region.

In a tweet this morning, the NWHU announced that two new cases of COVID-19 had been discovered in Atikokan and are related to the Lac des Iles (LDI) mine located northwest of Thunder Bay. Both of the cases are self-isolating and all of their contacts are in isolation as well.