The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

2009-05-1207:45:24Another infrastructure program involving both the federal and provincial governments has been announced.This time the focus will be on upgrading recreational facilities. Half-a-...

Post date: May 12, 2009

2009-05-1207:46:11The move from television to the world-wide web has been a good one for the Kiwanis Club of Fort Frances.The local service club posted eighty-two items on E-Bay in its first ever on-...

Post date: May 12, 2009

2009-05-1207:51:11Efforts to promote Fort Frances as a destination to visitors continue.Early this year, the Rainy River Future Development Corporation helped two members of the Fort Frances Canadian...

Post date: May 12, 2009

2009-05-1107:24:01The Ontario Municipal Board has dismissed an appeal by a Fort Frances resident to have a zoning by-law amendment reversed.The decision paves the way for the United Pentecostal...

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-1107:24:53Federal Transport Minister John Baird says officials are working flat out to deal with a flood of requests for infrastructure money.Only a small amount of the four billion dollars...

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-1107:26:19Three by-laws come before Fort Frances town councillors when they meet tonight at the civic centre.One pertains to an amendment to the town's dog by-law to better clarify the...

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-1107:27:11A federal government agency has revealed it provided AbitibiBowater with some short-term funding - to help it with its internally restructuring and to avoid bankruptcy protection....

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-1107:41:29An outspoken opponent to the North American Free Trade Agreement is blaming the trade deal for the downturn in the forest industry in northern Ontario.Maude Barlow suggests NAFTA...

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-1107:53:11The Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener will headed back north.Governor Tim Pawlenty announced Kabetogama would host the annual event next year. The small city, 30 miles southeast...

Post date: May 11, 2009

2009-05-0813:31:19The spring run-off is starting to affect a number of forest access roads in the Atikokan area.Twila Smitsnuk of the Ministry of Natural Resources says the East Pinecone Road,...

Post date: May 08, 2009

2009-05-0813:33:57A monthly food box program established by the Clover Valley Farmer's Market is getting some strong interest in the region.The program which started in the Rainy River district about...

Post date: May 08, 2009

2009-05-0813:36:37Ontario is confirming seven new cases of the swine flu, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 56.A three-year-old child is among the people who have contracted the...

Post date: May 08, 2009

2009-05-0813:37:29There's a war brewing over bottled water and municipal tap water.The Council of Canadians and Canadian Union of Public Employees are heralding the positives of drinking tap water...

Post date: May 08, 2009

2009-05-0813:41:23There will be more police constables working in First Nations communities in Ontario.The province is receiving more than $150 million over five years as its share of the federal...

Post date: May 08, 2009

2009-05-0813:42:35It's graduation day for students at Rainy River Community College.Degrees or certificates will be awarded to 133 graduates. Nine students are graduating from both their respective...

Post date: May 08, 2009

Pages