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Women’s Foundation announces grants to tackle gender-based violence

 

The Canadian Women's Foundation received $19.6 million to give as grants for women's and other organizations offering gender-based violence support. These grants were given from the federal government to help organizations deal with the surge in reported gender-based violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Birch Bark Yarns hosting their second Knit A-Long event

 

No matter your skill level, if you have yarn, knitting needles and passion, there is room for you at the knit-a-long.

Birch Bark Yarns is hosting their "Sweater Weather knit-a-long". The virtual knit-a-long will run from January to March 31, 2021.  For each sweater completed during this time, the person who made the sweater will be entered into a draw.

Police urge extreme caution on lake ice this winter

 

(FORT FRANCES, ON) - The fluctuation in temperature and warmer weather has caused concern regarding the condition of the ice in the Rainy River District. The Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would urges members of the public to ensure they consider proper safety precautions if they are recreating on the frozen waterways.