The New Gold Rainy River site has been taking its necessary precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19. The mine, which employs about 800 individuals and about 500 contractors, says all measures have been put in place to make sure no one gets infected.
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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.
OTTAWA — Canada’s ban on non-essential crossings of the U.S.-Canada border is being loosened slightly to allow some families to reunite, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday morning.
TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government announced that it is getting more people back to work and more recreational activities open by moving forward with a regional approach to Stage 2 of reopening the province.
It looks like summer programs in Fort Frances will become the latest casualty of COVID-19.
At tonight’s council meeting, Fort Frances town council will receive a report recommending that summer programs, usually offered through the Memorial Sports Centre, be cancelled this year.
There are three new COVID-19 cases in Kenora. Two of the confirmed cases were found in the Kenora jail. The third case was in Whitedog First Nation, which is north of Kenora.
Dr. Ian Gemmill is the acting medical officer of health for the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU). Jon Begg, communications and public relations specialist at the NWHU administers and conducts weekly public meeting streamed on either NWHU’s Facebook page or GoTo Meeting sessions to answer questions. To find out how to participate in the next Question and Answer session with Dr.
Some local hoteliers are expressing their concerns over parts of the proposed Shevlin Woodyard concepts.
The Town of Fort Frances is looking to capitalize on its natural resources to drive tourism in the area.