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COVID-19 business reopening list


With restrictions easing by the Ontario Government, numerous businesses are now reopening with social distancing measures in place. We have complied a list of businesses that are currently starting to open to the public, and will continue to update this list in the days to come as more information is provided to us.
If you know of a reopening not on this list, please call the Times 274-5373 or email us at

(Last updated Thursday, July 2  at 8:35 a.m.)


  • 4 Your pets : One person at a time. Call ahead ordering available.

  • 93.1 the Border : restricted access to public

  • Ag Day 2020 : postponed to Sept. 12

  • Alterna Savings : Reduced hours 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Badiuk Equipment : Open Monday through Saturday

  • BDO Fort Frances : office closed to public but taxes are still being processed

  • Brenda Leigh Bell Law Office : closed to general public, skype appointments available by phone or email during regular business hours

  • Betty’s : Open for curbside pick up or in store appointments from 10am-2pm Mon-Fri

  • Boston Pizza : Open daily 11:00 am - 10:00 pm with take out, curbside pickup and delivery

  • Canadian Tire : Open with social distancing measures in place. Service Centre is open

  • Canasian Family Restaurants : Pickup and delivery available

  • CC Complex : reduced hours 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Chapple Municipal office : closed to general public, payments accepted by electronic means, phone, mail and through drop slot

  • CIBC : reduced hours 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • CMHA Fort Frances Branch : closed to public, but staff available for clients over the phone

  • Cousineau Real Estate : closed to the public, available by phone

  • Curtis Denture Clinic : open Monday - Friday
  • Curvy Chick : open 10 am - 5pm, limit 5 customers, please wear a mask. Shop online, in-store pick up available and local delivery Fridays 5pm-6pm

  • Dairy Queen : Drive-thru only, 10am-10pm

  • Domino’s : online/phone orders only, contactless pickup and delivery

  • Ed Kaun & Sons : remains open, but call ahead to order. We will meet you outside for pick-up or we can deliver to your door.

  • Emo Dental Centre : closed except for emergencies 274-9001

  • Emo Drugs : Call pharmacy to inquire about store hours or delivery. Online refill service is available.

  • Emo Food Bank : open with restrictions 482-2700

  • Firefly : all offices are closed, virtual services offered

  • The Flint House : curbside pick up available visit Facebook page for more information

  • Fort Floral : Open 10 am - 4 pm Mon - Fri and 10 am - 3 pm Saturday

  • Fort Frances Clinic : appts by phone

  • Fort Frances Chiropractic Centre : Now scheduling some appointments, call 274-2545.

  • Fort Frances Collision Centre : Open normal hours for onsite services. Remote business also available. Please call 274-4555 for more information.

  • Fort Frances Dental Centre : Dentists available by appointment

  • Fort Frances General Supply : Reduced hours 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon - Fri

  • Fort Frances GM : open normal hours for onsite services. Contactless pickup/delivery of vehicles, tes-drives, video demonstations, email/text documentation, remote payment available. 

  • Fort Frances Power Corporation : closed to general public, available by phone or email

  • Fort Frances Times : open by appointment only for ads and payments. Also available by phone or email during regular hours. Newspaper available at local retailers

  • Gillons : closed to Public, available by phone, email, or text

  • Good Impressions Printing : closed to general public, please call, email or fax

  • Green’s Brandsource : regular hours Monday to Friday, 9-5:30, Saturday 9-3

  • H202GO : Store hours 1-4pm, home deliveries available.

  • The Harbourage : closed except for take-out 

  • Holmlund Financial : closed to the public, available by phone, email or text

  • International Falls City Buildings : closed to public but available by phone or email

  • International Travel Services : closed, but available by phone 275-7496.

  • Kenton Creations : closed to public, but available online or by appointment

  • Kupila Sound Center - Open by appointment only. Pick up or drop off delivery. Call ahead 486-1243

  • Lakeside Counselling : Offering over the phone sessions.

  • Lakewood Tire : closed to public traffic, drop off only.

  • La Place Rendez-Vous : Home delivery, takeout, curbside pickup available, visit website for more informatoin. Hotel remains open

  • Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 29 : quilt draw to take place May 29th is postponed to November 8th

  • Le Hoa : take out only

  • Leon’s : open

  • Lidkea Optometry Services : Patients by appointment only. No walk-ins

  • Lowerys : reduced hours 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mon-Fri. closed Sat & Sun. Available via phone or email

  • Lowey’s Greenhouse Market Garden : Please order ahead. Informatin and pricing avaialbe on facebook and website.

  • McDonald’s : Drive-thru only

  • Mekong Restaurant : take out only

  • Mr. Sub : take out only

  • NCDS : closed to public, but available by phone, email or text

  • Neighbours Modern Diner : closed except for take-out and delivery

  • Nestor Falls Marine : One customer at a time, curbside pick up and delivery of sales products and service of boats and motors in our area. View products in yard. Financing available online or by phone.

  • New Gold Rainy River : open 

  • Nor-Fab : Closed to the public, available by phone and email.

  • Northwest Catholic District School Board : schools closed until end of June.

  • Northwest Community Legal Clinic : available via phone and email

  • Northwoods Gallery and Gifts : open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, curbside pickup also availble. Product photos will be available online. Contact via phone 274-9224 or Facebook.


  • Pharmasave : store hours are Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm-3:00 pm. Please refrain from coming into store if unnecessary. Delivery is available

  • The Place : Normal hours 8am - 8:00 pm, daily

  • Rainy Lake Family Dental : closed except for emergencies

  • Rainy River District School Board : schools closed until end of June

  • Rainy River Future Development Corp : office closed until further notice, available via phone or online

  • Rainy River Garbage Collection and Landfill site : landfill closed, curb-side garbage collection continuing as scheduled

  • Rainy River Municipal Office : closed to the public. Payments can be made via online banking options, mail or mail slot at the office. Property tax payment deadline extended to April 30, 2020. Available by phone during regular hours

  • Rainy River Public Library : Curbside pick-up available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 11 am-4 pm. Call, email or Facebook message the Library in advance to place an order. Building remains closed to the public.

  • Rainy River Public Works : Essential work only. Facility closed to the public.

  • Rainy River Recovery and Northland Counseling operating as normal

  • R.B. Auto Repair : open for business, office is closed to the public. Call 274-1474 to make an appointment

  • RBC Fort Frances Branch : modified hours Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am - 3:00 pm 

  • Revco : closed to the public, but open to contractors at reduced hours (8:30 am - 2:00 pm Mon-Fri)

  • Safeway : Reduced hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm for general public.7:00 am -8:00 am seniors only. Only 50 people at a time.

  • Seven Generations Education Institute : closed to the public, staff is working from home and can be reached via email

  • Sight & Sound : Shop online with same day delivery within town limits. Curbside pickup available for online or phone purchases. Open by appointment. 

  • Simplicity - Professional Hair & Body Care : Products available online Offering curbside pickup and free delivery from Bear’s Pass to Barwick. 

  • Subway : take out only

  • Sunset Country Ford : open normal hours for onsite services. Contactless pickup/delivery of vehicles, tes-drives, video demonstations, email/text documentation, remote payment available. 

  • TD Bank : reduced hours 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Tichborne’s Real Estate : available by phone, text or email

  • Tim Hortons : drive-thru only

  • Tompkins Hardware : open for essential services and parts only. Orders by phone, curbside pick up or delivery available. For service repairs phone ahead

  • United Native Friendship Centre : closed to the public, staff is available for clients

  • Vianet : closed to the public, available by phone, email, online messaging/social media. Technicians available.

  • Walmart : Open 8 am - 10 pm Monday - Saturday and 8 am - 8 pm Sunday.

  • West End Motors : open

  • Wilson Business Solutions : Remote sales (phone or email), online ordering & Account set-up, contactless deliver in town limits, curbside order pickup by appointment. Emergency office equipment repair

  • The Window & Door Store : Open to the public

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