Capt. Donald Matheson spoke to students of St. Michael's school during their Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday. Capt. Matheson spoke about the importance of Remembrance Day and honouring historical and contemporary veterans, as well as thanking those service members who are called to assist in peace time.
Muskie goalie Darian Klem got his paddle down to deny a scoring chance for his Kenora Broncos' opponent during Fort High's 13-0 rout in the NorWOSSA regular season-opener for both teams on Tuesday evening in Kenora. Klem was solid when called upon and turned aside every shot he faced to nab his first win and shutout of the season.
United Native Friendship Centre executive director Sheila McMahon, left, sat with Dick Bird as he told the assembled audience at the Fort Frances Senior Centre about his experience as part of the residential school system yesterday. The senior centre held an information session to give members a chance to learn about indigenous experiences in Canada, as well as to help fight stigmas and stereotypes that still surround First Nations people across the country. A lunch of wild rice and bannock was served after the presentations.
Seven Generations Education Institute culinary students Melanie Mosher, left, Kaiu Hoaglans, and Lantana Linklater worked together to cook up a crepe suzette last Wednesday during the United Native Friendship Centre's career fair at the Circle of Life Building. The students talked to attendees about the school's program while cooking them up a signature dish.
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Author Sigmund Brouwer worked through an exercise with Mrs. Moxham's Grade 5 class at Robert Moore School last Wednesday. Brouwer is serving as the writer-in-residence for the Rainy River District School Board this year, bringing some of the techniques from his Story Ninja program to students to help promote writing and reading skills.
Union members in the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) are preparing for work-to-rule strike action before the end of the month.
In a press release, the ETFO announced it will begin work-to-rule action on Nov. 26 in an effort to send a message to the Ontario government.
Next Wednesday (Nov. 20), the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce (FFCC) will be holding its general meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous.
This meeting is open to all members in good standing.
The meeting will open at 11:30 a.m. with Fort Frances town councillor Douglas Judson as guest speaker.