They may not have been open to the public for the past few months, but the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre has been hard at work behind the scenes.
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The cemeteries in Fort Frances have a history of being well-kept and beautiful. Weeds were always trimmed, flowers planted and plots cleaned.
Then COVID-19 swept in, shutting down services, and the cemeteries’ state fell below expectations, to the dismay of residents.
RRDSSAB receives $11,500 in donations to help homeless populationThe Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board received $11,500 in donations from the Canadian Medical Association in collaboration with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
RRDSSAB decided to channel the donation to assist the town in dealing with the issue of homelessness in Fort Frances.
Fort Frances, Ontario – Rainy River First Nations and Riversedge Developments are pleased to announce the Aazhogan Renewal Partnership (“Aazhogan Renewal”) for developing the former Fort Frances pulp and paper mill properties.
OTTAWA - The only finance minister to serve under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suddenly resigned Monday night, saying someone else should guide the country through a long and bumpy economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bill Morneau said he had considered leaving his role as finance minister for some time, adding that he never intended to run for a third term as an MP.
OTTAWA - Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will be sworn in as Canada's new finance minister later today.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is also looking to prorogue Parliament next month in order to come back with a new speech from the throne and an economic update in October.
Residents of Red Lake are heading home following a week of uncertainty after a forest fire forced the municipality to evacuate the area.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising the public that due to extreme forest fire activity in the Red Lake area from RED049, an Implementation Order is in effect until further notice that requires the evacuation of non-essential personnel in the affected area and restricts access and use of certain roads and Crown lands.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are warning people not to return to Red Lake right now.
The evacuation of the municipality of Red Lake is ongoing as a nearby forest fire continues to burn.
In a message to Facebook this morning, Red Lake Mayor Fred Mota stressed that even as firefighters continue their work to battle the blaze, residents need to be on the move.
“I cannot emphasize enough how important it is for our community to evacuate,” Mota wrote.