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Award nominee deadline coming up

With the deadline coming up this Friday (Oct. 6), it’s still not too late to pick up forms and nominate individuals and businesses for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce’s 11th-annual business awards.

Chamber manager Dawn Booth said yesterday about 25 nomination forms have come in so far.

CEP miffed with Abitibi

Abitibi-Consolidated’s plans to spin off its hydro generating facilities in Ontario into an income trust and then use money raised to invest in the U.S. is being condemned by the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada.

Helliar’s Resort celebrates 70 years

Les Helliar has been there from the beginning. Literally. Helliar was born in 1936, the same year his father started Helliar’s Resort in Nester Falls.

On July 1, the business celebrated 70 years of operation. Helliar said that there have been good times and bad, but in the end their greatest accomplishment is that they are still around.