Fort Frances


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Fort Frances,

town (1991 pop. 8,891), SW Ont., Canada, on Rainy River, opposite International Falls, Minn. It is chiefly a lumbering center with sawmills and a pulp and paper factory. Tourism is also an important industry, with abundant fishing and hunting nearby. Formerly there was a Hudson's Bay Company post on the site, built (1820) near the ruins of an earlier (1731) French post, Fort St. Pierre.
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"The reality is that we must wait until such time as there is a purchase for the mill in Fort Frances before we can discuss the issue of wood supply for any mill."
The town of Fort Frances 66 km southeast of the site has a population of approximately 10,000 people, eliminating the need to establish a camp at site.
These caseworkers will write Gladue reports for Treaty #3 members in Kenora, Fort Frances, Dryden and Sioux Lookout.
Resolute also made two other announcements last week: it said on Tuesday that it would permanently close its mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, and on Friday said it had reached an agreement "in principle" with unions at 11 mills in Canada.
Elsewhere Amec the engineering firm said it has been awarded a contract by Rainy River Resources Ltd for the Rainy River Project, a gold project located in the District of Fort Frances in Northwestern Ontario.
Hello, I am Marlis Bruyere from Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada and I am the new Treasurer for ICEA board of directors.
John the Baptist Anglican Church in Fort Frances, Ont., after seconding the motion at the synod.
The company will also continue to supply electricity to AbiBow Canada Inc's Fort Frances and Iroquois Falls pulp and paper mills.
It will shutter operations at a digital printing paper plant in Beaupre, Quebec, and shut down one of two newsprint machines in Clermont, Quebec, and a commercial printing paper machine In Fort Frances, Ontario.
Abitibi-Consolidated Inc., a leading newsprint and commercial printing paper company, today announced it has invested $84.3 million in a new biomass energy generator to be located at its Fort Frances, Ontario, pulp and paper mill.
Rounding out the list of funding recipients are the N'Swakamok Friendship Centre in Sudbury, the Odawa Native Friendship Centre in Ottawa, the Parry Sound Friendship Centre, the Thunder Bay Indian Youth Friendship Centre, the Thunderbird Friendship Centre in Geraldton, the Timmins Native Friendship Centre and the United Native Friendship Centre in Fort Frances.
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