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Pride Week wrap

Wave after wave of support came crashing through Fort Frances during the Pride Week festival and just because it is over, does not mean the tank is empty.

Now that Pride Week has finished, the momentum continues to build and keeps rolling forward.

“Pride is powered by public participation, and our tank is full,” said Borderland Pride co-chair Peter Howie.

Pride Week influence

Fort Frances is turning into a town which is more inviting than ever.

This positive direction is punctuated by the second-annual Pride Week currently underway which seeing events taking place all week long to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and acceptance of difference in our communities and opportunities for learning and engagement on LGBTQ2 issues.

FFPC celebrates 150,000 injury-free work hours

The Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) took the time Tuesday afternoon to recognized all of its employees' hard work and dedication to a safe work environment.

FFPC celebrated 150,000 safe work hours—or 11 years injury-free—and congratulated Brian White, on becoming a certified journeyman by finishing his four-year electric lineman apprenticeship.

Family health team welcomes new nurse practitioner

New changes have come to the Fort Frances Family Health Team (FHT), bringing more access for local and surrounding residents at a time that is seeing a shortage of doctors and overall health support.

FHT executive director Gerri Yerxa is very excited as the clinic has just announced a new website, as well as the hiring of a third nurse practitioner.