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2009-06-1011:00:21The Ontario Health Quality Council says the majority of Ontario cancer patients who need urgent surgery within two weeks are waiting twice that time for their operation.Council...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:04:37Lake of the Woods Hospital in Kenora has restricted visits to the facility due to an respiratory illness spreading through the northwestern Ontario cityLake of the Woods District...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:15:00OPP Commissioner Julian FantinoJulian Fantino has been re-appointed as Ontario's top cop for one more year.Premier Dalton McGuinty says Fantino will remain the head of the Ontario...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:16:24Chiefs and representatives from 42 First Nations across Ontario have selected a new chief for the Union of Ontario Indians.Patrick Madahbee from the Sudbury area is the new...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:19:31A close friend diagnosed with Cancer has let an Ontario man on a coast-to-coast cycle ride to raise money for Cancer research.Glen Baxby cycled through the Fort Frances area...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1010:58:14The developer of a proposed condominum project in Fort Frances has received more time to find potential buyers for the Nelson Street project.Fort Frances town councillors agreed to...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1008:44:40While communities in the Rainy River district wait for news on their infrastructure funding, so does the area's MP.John Rafferty says he's been trying to determine what programs...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-0908:57:54Work has started on the relocation of the tugboat Hallet and former fire tower to the Fort Frances waterfront.The dismantling of the tower began yesterday with fencing placed around...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0909:01:01Progress continues to be made at the only road project taking place in Fort Frances.Operations and Facilities Manager Doug Brown says crews were slightly ahead of schedule on work...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0909:07:02The town of Fort Frances still waits for funding to start work on Scott Street.The town was hoping to begin work on the road between Colonization Road East and Reid Avenue this...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0909:11:07The town of Fort Frances has passed its 2009 budget.It includes a 1.1 per cent tax increase for residential ratepayers which is about $20 extra on a house assessed at 100-thousand...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0909:20:37Regional and local labour representatives join with Ontario Federation of Labour President Wayne Samuelson (centre) and Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty to celebrate the...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0908:42:14Ontario Provincial Police say too many people in the Fort Frances area not locking their vehicles.Recent patrols found more than 60 per cent of the naerly 200 vehicles checked with...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0908:41:03Two youth have been charged in connection with an assault that has left a new native youth in Fort Frances centre empty.Provincial police say a 15-year-old male and an 18-year-old...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0812:29:44The Ontario Federation of Labour will roll its "Drive to Work" Caravan into Fort Frances later this evening.The caravan is intended to draw attention to the need to sustain jobs...

Post date: June 08, 2009

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