When Ryan McMahon took to the Townshend Theatre stage on March 13 as the fifth show of the 2019-20 Tour de Fort season, no one knew the impact the COVID19 pandemic would have on live music. Almost every live music event across the country was cancelled or postponed over the summer.
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Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce that the winner of the inaugural Riverside 50/50 Online Raffle is Donna Doman of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Born and raised in Fort Frances, Doman (nee Fedoruk), who was literally left speechless with the news of her winning $23,825, was happy to support the Riverside Foundation with her ticket purchase.
(ORILLIA, ON) - With the school year beginning, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be highly visible over the Labour Day Long Weekend, ensuring drivers are sharing the road safely and practicing the exemplary driving habits that are vital to keeping children, other students and all other road users safe.
In light of a recent updated directive from the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Riverside announces that long-term care residents can once again resume short-stays and temporary absences. Effective immediately, Riverside long-term care residents can spend time away from their homes for day trips or overnight absences.
COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on Ontario nonprofits and charities, with one in five organizations expecting to close within six months, more than 30 per cent laying off staff and more than half losing volunteers.
The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to announce that the Civic Centre will be open August 27th, 2020 by appointment only.
In a continued gradual approach to resumption of visits at our hospitals, Riverside has updated its Acute Care Visitation procedure to accommodate additional visitors for prenatal ultrasounds and labouring patients. These changes are effectively immediately.
Patients requiring a prenatal ultrasound will now be able to designate one (1) person to accompany them to an appointment.
Northwestern Health Unit is clarifying its requirement that local businesses and organizations have a mask policy.Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young-Hoon says the requirement is meant to increase mask use in the community by asking everyone who comes into an enclosed public space to wear a mask.
(IGNACE, ON) - A collision between three tractor trailer units have left two dead and several others injured.
On August 20, 2020 at approximately 2:30 am officers from the Ignace and Dryden Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Dewan Township, approximately 15 km East of Ignace.