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Let's turn the Times pink!

The Fort Frances Times is looking for help from the community to celebrate and recognize International Day of Pink taking place tomorrow, April 8.

We want to make our paper as pink as possible to support Day of Pink and fight back against bullying towards the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

Two more COVID-19 cases in region

Two new travel-related cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Northwestern region, according to the NWHU. The cases are both travel-related, and reside in Red Lake.

“We have done a thorough follow-up with the cases, and anyone affected has been contacted and are in quarantine," said a Twitter post from the NWHU. "Please assume COVID-19 is in your community.”

Ontario provides full transparency by releasing COVID-19 modelling

TORONTO-Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths. In doing so, the province is providing the public with full transparency about the consequences should everyone but non-essential workers fail to stay home and practise physical distancing.

Ontario extends business closures to stop the spread of COVID-19

TORONTO—Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is reducing the list of businesses classified as essential and ordering more workplaces to close. This measure is necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of the people of Ontario, while ensuring that necessary goods and services remain available.

Help the Times turn pink

The Fort Frances Times is looking for help from the community to celebrate and recognize International Day of Pink taking place on April 8.

We want to make our paper as pink as possible to support Day of Pink and fight back against bullying towards the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

corrections

As a correction to the “Legion Ladies Auxiliary donates food, cash” in the April 1 edition of the Times, the Legion ladies' Auxiliary donated $1,000 to each of the Fort Frances Food Banks, which include the United Native Friendship Centre (UNFC), the Salvation Army, and thre Family Centre.