Natali Trivuncic

While many students and staff at school across the province are looking forward to this week’s April break, it will be different than expected due to the province’s stay-at-home order. Dr. Kit Young Hoon, medical officer of health at the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU), urges the public to only leave […]

Press release Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Calvary Baptist Church in Emo. There are now five confirmed cases related to a service held over Easter weekend. All identified close contacts have been notified and told to self-isolate. Anyone who attended the church on Easter […]

Jocelyn Galloway

Just because there is a pandemic at play, does not mean spring break needs to be boring for kids. Thanks to the collaboration between Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce and Fort Frances Public Library, students can access age-appropriate activities to do safely from home throughout the week of April 12 […]

Staff Over the weekend, Calvary Baptist Church in Emo announced on Facebook that a congregation member had tested positive, with several others reporting feeling unwell and waiting test results. In-person service were suspended as a precaution. On Saturday, two school staff members were reported positive for COVID – one at […]

Merna Emara

Tonight will be the first meeting of the month for the Fort Frances council. The second and final one of the month will be on April 26. During council, a meeting will be held for the purpose of providing information to the public on proposed amendments to the zoning bylaw […]

By Jocelyn Galloway
Special to the Times
jgalloway@fortfrances.com

Just because there is a pandemic at play, does not mean spring break needs to be boring for kids. Thanks to the collaboration between Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce and Fort Frances Public Library, students can access age-appropriate activities to do safely from home throughout the week of April 12 […]

By Merna Emara
Staff Writer
memara@fortfrances.com

Fort Frances Pharmasave is set to begin administering the AstraZeneca vaccination to adults 55 years of age or older. Pharmasave will receive 200 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines today. They have a waitlist of over 500 individuals waiting in line for the jab. Ashley LaFreniere, assistant at Pharmasave, said they […]

The Fort Frances Fire Rescue Service has responded to several house fires in recent weeks. On April 6, at approximately 12:20 PM the Fort Frances Fire Rescue Service responded to a residential fire in the 400 Block of Second Street East. The fire was responded to by 12 team members, […]

By Merna Emara
Staff Writer
memara@fortfrances.com

Fort Frances’ entrance is set for a facelift The Rainy River Future Development Corporation (RRFDC) has developed a Tourism and Marketing Plan for Fort Frances. Its vision includes the beautification of Scott Street, town entrances and the Trans-Canada Highway. This marketing plan report was submitted by Cody Vangel, chief building […]

Final health inspection to be complete in coming days The Flint House waterfront food truck is one step closer to opening day. The Planning and Development Executive Committee agreed to have the Flint House place a food truck, subject to administration and health review. The committee will prepare a lease […]

By Merna Emara
Staff Writer
memara@fortfrances.com

Last year was a unique one – in every sense – COVID-19’s ripple effects on the public and the economy are yet to be seen. Given tax filing season is upon us, many Canadians are calling their tax advisors and bookkeepers, inquiring about what their forms will look like this […]