A new workshop offered through the Fort Frances “Best Start” hub is teaching parents positive discipline choices and to understand what is normal behaviour for ages zero- to six-years-old.
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The “Quest” is over.
Dylan Ossachuk's powerful vocals took the judges by storm during his performance of Queen's “Bohemian Rhapsody" on Friday night at the annual "Quest for the Best” singing competition held under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina in conjunction with the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
A new program offered through the Seven Generations Education Institute here is hoping to ease the current high demand of hairstylists in the Fort Frances area.
The Hairstyling Diploma offered through SGEI's satellite campus on King's Highway, in partnership with Sault College, took a new intake of students for its inaugural program back in September.
It wasn't just the sizeable attendance at the Fort Frances Civic Centre that had an impact in this years' inaugural “Passport to Pride” march and Pride Week.
The speeches made during the flag ceremony, as well as online, by local community leaders and members, and by Canadian dignitaries, showed the impact that Pride celebrations have in even the smallest communities.
Some feel that a member of the LGBTQ2 community also cannot be a member of the faith community because of “traditional” messages and teachings.
But, that's not the case.
A few local churches here are showing the community that a person can truly be who they are, while also practicing their faith.
Borderland Pride made history this weekend when over 200 people crossed over the International Bridge as part of the “Passport to Pride" march in celebration of the inaugural 2018 Rainy River District and Koochiching County "Pride Week.”
Though the mercury was high, the weather could not have been better for the first-ever event.
Couchiching First Nation is the latest of the Grand Council Treaty #3 communities to accept and engage in “Project Green Light”—a volunteer-based effort that looks at promoting violence-free homes.
A grand opening was held Friday at the new Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services' diabetes and foot care clinic that relocated to town earlier this year.
Naicatchewenin First Nation now is home to nine new on-call emergency first responders.
The community had a first response team in the past but over time, it had become inactive through a lack of interest and some quitting because of the extreme nature of the job.
Back in March, the Hamilton Fire Department sought approval to donate a pair of surplus fire trucks to two First Nations' communities.
After receiving that approval in April, Couchiching and Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nations each were presented with a 1997 Freightliner 1,350-gallon tanker truck last Thursday.