He’s been a fixture of the downtown business scene for nearly five decades, but on Friday, June 26, Richard Boileau retired.
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Just when schools were ready to call it a year after a rollercoaster of unexpected events - including the teachers’ strike and COVID-19 - the Ministry of Education introduced a new math curriculum for elementary students to be taught starting September 2020.
New Gold Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Artemis Gold Inc. to divest its Blackwater Project, located in B.C.
Under the terms of the Agreement - which is still subject to closing conditions, including Artemis shareholder approval and required regulatory approvals - New Gold will receive the following:
A highlight during the holiday season, this year’s Christmas Cantata is not to be.
Diane Maxey made the decision to cancel the annual Christmas tradition last week, saying in a call to the Times that it was a sad decision to make, but not a difficult one.
“It’s for the safety of everyone,” Maxey said.
Following suit with many of the traditional Canada Day activities that usually run in Fort Frances, the Fun in the Sun Mini King and Queen contest will not be running this year.
During their bi-weekly meeting, council agrees to consider sitting on a homelessness committee to help tackle the rise of homelessness in Fort Frances.
Two representatives from the existing committee gave presentations to present to council the issues at stake.
Just when everyone is looking to get their hair cut, Split Ends, a new family-oriented salon, has opened in Fort Frances. Split Ends is located on 262 Church St., and is currently preparing for its grand opening on Saturday, June 27.
Megan Finlayson, owner of Split Ends, said owning a salon has always been her life dream.
Borderland Pride has filed a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal, against the Township of Emo, and three councillors who defeated the group’s Pride resolution.
Former mill assets will be further dismantled at what’s being advertised as a “mayor four-day multi-million dollar paper mill event.”
If you’ve been feeling cooped up inside lately, the Friends of the Museum have a fun opportunity for you to get out, enjoy nature and help support programming at the museum all in one package.