Public Notice: Public Notice - Special Council Meeting Dec 6, 2023 CANCELLED

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of Council of the Town of Fort Frances scheduled for Wednesday December 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. has been cancelled.
Gabrielle Lecuyer, AOMC, Dipl.M.A.
Municipal Clerk

Public Notice: 2023 Junior Citizen of the Year

The Town of Fort Frances Celebrates Remarkable Community Contributions with the Selection of 2023 Junior Citizen of the Year.

Following a special presentation held on Monday November 27,2023 during the Regular Council Meeting.  The Town of Fort Frances is proud to announce the esteemed selection of Kara Dresen and Campbell Sether as the recipients of the 2023 Junior Citizen of the Year award. This recognition highlights Kara and Campbell's exceptional dedication and unwavering service to our community.

Public Notice: Road Closure Notice : 2023 Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 2, 2023 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Affected Roads

Beginning Scott Street at Reid Ave and ending at Scott Street at Centre Ave 

Public Notice: Public Notice 2024 Municipal Budget Deliberations - Special Meetings

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the Town of Fort Frances will be commencing its 2024 Municipal budget deliberations as follows:​

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024  Special Meeting
  • Monday March 4, 2024 Special Meeting

The meetings will begin at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers at the Civic Centre and will be held virtually.  The virtual meeting link may be accessed via the Council agenda as indicated below.

Public Notice: 2023 Citizen of the Year Award

Congratulations to Duane and Grace Cridland on being the recipients of the 2023 Citizen of the Year Award. 

Mayor Hallikas stated "we are grateful for your unwavering service and dedication to our community. Your tireless efforts and commitment have not gone unnoticed. In recognition of your outstanding contributions, we are delighted to announce that you Duane and Grace have been selected as the 2023 Citizen of the Year. Your dedication and hard work have had a profound impact on the betterment of Fort Frances, and we believe this recognition is well-deserved". 

Public Notice: Municipal Office Closed Monday November 13th 2023

The Town of Fort Frances Civic Centre will be closed for observance of Remembrance Day on Monday, November 13, 2023.  All Office's will be open Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

Public Notice: NOTICE Special Meeting Nov 14, 2023

Notice is hereby given that the following Special Meeting of Council has been called in accordance with the Procedural By-Law and the Municipal Act to be held in the Council Chambers and the Council Committee Room, located at 320 Portage Ave Fort Frances, ON relating to the Shareholder’s Meeting of Fort Frances Power Corporation

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. (prior to the Regular Council Meeting)  

This meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to Section 239 (2) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 as amended.

Public Notice: New Release The Town of Fort Frances announces the reopening of our Recycling facility and the resumption of Curb Side Services

Media Release
For Immediate Release

Today,  Mayor Hallikas along with fellow Councilors, and dedicated Municipal Staff  gathered to officially inaugurate our brand-new Recycling Facility.

The new building comes with significant enhancements and as such we are thrilled to announce that with the resumption of curbside pickup, glass containers can now be included in the curbside recycling program.

Public Notice: Proclamation - Woman Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month Nov 1-30, 2023

WHEREAS, Shine the Light is a campaign that was initiated in London, Ontario by the London Abused Women’s Centre to increase public awareness of the ongoing issue of woman abuse;

WHEREAS, the "Shine the Light on Woman Abuse" campaign is dedicated to shedding light on the darkness of woman abuse, highlighting an unwavering commitment to prevention, support and education;

WHEREAS, The campaign’s signature colour purple is used to symbolize courage, survival, and honour and has come to symbolize the fight to end woman abuse”

Public Notice: Proclamation - Royal Canadian Legion Annual Poppy Campaign

The Royal Canadian Legion Annual Poppy Campaign
Oct 27 - Nov 11, 2023

Whereas, the poppy has stood as a symbol of Remembrance since 1921, our visual pledge to never forget those Canadians who have fallen in war and military operations; and

Whereas, from the last Friday of October to Remembrance Day, poppies blossom on lapels and collars to inspire Canadians to Remember the many blessings and freedoms Canadians enjoy today as a result of the sacrifices of those who serve their country; and