FORT FRANCES — Ontario is investing in the emergency health services system to help patients access faster coordinated care when they need it most.
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A local couple has realized their dream of opening a business, with the launch of Izzy’s.
The opening of the new take out lunch window was on June 8. Izzy’s is located on 513 Portage Ave., and will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until further updates from their social media accounts.
The winners of last week’s Treaty #3 Online Science Fair Contest Winners have been announced. The theme was ‘Biodiversity/Ecosystems’.
Each submission was in the form of a short video or photovoice submission. To view the Treaty #3 video science projects by clicking or searching the hashtag #Treaty3Science on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
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(FORT FRANCES, ON) The Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are warning District businesses to confirm emails due to recent scams known as the Business Executive scam and the Card Not Present scam.
Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is advising people who shopped at Walmart and No Frills grocery store in Kenora between 2 and 4 p.m. on Thursday June 4 that there is a very small chance that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
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.
Riverside Foundation for Health Care is taking part in the 6th Annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge, a nationwide contest run by CanadaHelps. Every dollar donated to the Foundation through the online donation form found at www.riversidefoundation.ca is an entry for the Foundation to win $20,000.
Last week Borderland Pride officially kicked off Pride month in Fort Frances with a little help from some friends.
Thunder Pride Association and Borderland Pride will host a virtual townhall meeting on issues facing 2SLGBTIQ+ people in rural and northern communities, such as those in Northwestern Ontario.
The event, to be held online, will take place on Thursday, June 18 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The speakers on this virtual panel will include:
Tourist camp owner and operators are coming together this week in an effort to have their voices heard by the government.
The event is the Tourism Matters NWO Rally, and it is being held at Fort Vermilion in Vermilion Bay this Saturday, June 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.