Grand opening

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Ken Kellar photo

Detachment commander Insp. Nathan Schmidt, left, Fort Frances mayor June Caul, Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford, OPP Deputy Commissioner of Field Operations Chris Harkins and Couchiching First Nation Chief Brian Perrault posed together for a photo following a tour of the new OPP detachment building in Fort Frances on Tuesday afternoon. This week marked the grand opening of the $20-million facility, which began construction in the spring of 2019 and will serve the entirety of the Rainy River district.

Grand opening


Tucker Johnson, left, Siobhan MacKintosh, and Sydney Johnson did the honour of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony for Family and Children’s Services yesterday afternoon. FACS moved into the renovated old Fort High last summer. Yesterday’s grand opening featured guided tours, snacks, balloons and colouring for children, and a barbecue.
—Melanie Béchard photo