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Federal budget consultations are also now underway.The first northwestern Ontario stop was in Thunder Bay earlier this week.Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak and Thunder Bay-Superior North MP...

Post date: January 16, 2019

The contract dispute between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is now before a federal arbitrator.The two sides are meeting with the arbitrator today to discuss outstanding issues...

Post date: January 16, 2019

Labour is renewing calls for a $15.00 minimum wage.The provincial government began pre-budget discussions at Queen's Park Tuesday.Ontario Federation of Labour's Chris Buckley says 1.7 million...

Post date: January 16, 2019

Prepare to bundle up as there is a drastic change in the weather upon us.Environment Canada’s Marie-Eve Giguere says temperatures will be about 10 degrees C below normal for this time of year...

Post date: January 16, 2019

The Elementary Teachers Federation is expressing concern with possible cuts to education.President Sam Hammond made that known at a pre-budget hearing at Queen's Park on Tuesday.He says hints of...

Post date: January 16, 2019

Ontario municipalities are looking for stable funding from the province.The Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund has been the province's main form of assistance but is currently under review by the...

Post date: January 16, 2019

Three goals form Issy Taylor helped the Fort Frances Muskies girls hockey team defeat Kenora's Beaver Broncos in Kenora 8-1.Ellayna Kabel, Martina Woods, Alex Gartzke, Paiten Kinnear, and Tatum...

Post date: January 16, 2019

OPP have charged two people in Fort Frances with impaired driving-related offences.A 17-year-old was arrested last Friday at around 11:30 p.m. after police stopped a vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act...

Post date: January 15, 2019

Repap Resources is still preparing its offer for the idled Resolute Forest Products mill in Fort Frances.Town council received an update on those efforts at their meeting Monday night.Economic...

Post date: January 15, 2019

Fort Frances town council will begin their budget discussions next week with a deficit of over $800-thousand dollars staring them down.Higher policing costs and an estimated drop in provincial...

Post date: January 15, 2019

If you're a Shaw customer in Fort Frances and Atikokan, you could lose services for a while.Shaw is planning to conduct some maintenance work which will impact Internet and Digital TV services.In...

Post date: January 15, 2019

Fort Frances council is giving the green light to cannabis stores being set up in town.The decision was unanimous.Councillor Doug Judson feels the exercise was academic given how the province has...

Post date: January 15, 2019

Fort Frances Muskies girls curling team has swept to top spot at a NorWOSSA qualifier at the Fort Frances Curling Club.The Muskies edged Red Lake 7-6 then got by Rainy River 9-5 to finish the two-day...

Post date: January 15, 2019

An area farmer is reporting the loss of 40 calves over the past month.A post on social media by A.J. Anderson says the calves, between 6 and 8 months old, were at a feedlot on Carlson Road north of...

Post date: January 14, 2019

An opening of the homeless shelter in Fort Frances has been delayed.The Fort Frances Homeless Committee has been working for over a year on the initiative and was hoping to have it opened earlier...

Post date: January 14, 2019

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