All five candidates for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding—including NDP candidate Yuk-Sem Won, foreground, Green candidate Amanda Moddejonge, People's Party of Canada candidate Andrew Hartnell, Conservative candidate Linda Rydholm, and Liberal candidate Marcus Powlowski—participated in the candidates forum held at the Stratton Hall last Thursday.
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After 85 years of Cumming family ownership, the Fort Frances Times was sold to London Publishing on Thursday (Oct. 3).
Not much will change at the Fort Frances Times. It will continue to print four days a week and all 30 of its employees are being maintained.
After 85 years of the Cumming family ownership, the Fort Frances Times was sold to London Publishing on Thursday (Oct. 3).
Not much will change at the Fort Frances Times, it will continue to print four days a week and all 30 of its employees are being maintained.
Around 300 students from five district schools joined together in a march from the Indian Residential School Monument off Hwy. 11 on Rainy River First Nations (RRFN) to the pow-wow grounds up the Trans-Canada Highway yesterday morning during an Orange Shirt Day Awareness Walk. Students held up signs to honour those who were forced to attend residential schools. See story, more photos A5.
In light of concerns surrounding wood allocations being disrupted by a restarted mill in Fort Frances, proponents have assured the public wood supply wouldn't be an issue.
“I have never said, nor advised any of my clients, that one mill or one town should be favoured at the expense of another,” said Mike Willick, Fort Frances's forest tenure consultant.
The history of Indian Residential School (IRS) and the effect they had on indigenous people was recently illustrated to over 300 of the district's students.
Indian Residential School Working Group Member Mookii Morisson spoke about what reconciliation means to district students during one of the eight workshops held yesterday morning at the Rainy River First Nation (RRFN) pow-wow grounds.
Three local individuals were scammed out of $120,000 in the past three months no thanks to telephone and online fraud.
Coun. John McTaggart, who's a member of the local Police Services Board, is urging the public to be on high alert.
On a stone residential school monument at Rainy River First Nations (RRFN) there are 154 names of band members who are survivors or have since deceased.
“We are all tied to the residential school era whether you want to admit or not,” said Marcel Medicine Horton, a RRFN Sixties Scoop survivor.
A fire destroyed two roofed in pens at the Stratton sales barn on Monday afternoon but the sale is still set to run this Saturday (Sept. 28).
“We're still proceeding at this point we just have to scale it back,” said longtime sales barn volunteer and Rainy River Cattlemen's Association (RRCA) member Kim Jo Bliss.