Public Notice: Recreation Master Plan - Community Survey

Town of Fort Frances Recreation Master Plan Community Survey

Please note the survey will be available from October 26 to November 23, 2023.

Public Notice: Waste Collection Area 4 - Error on Calendar

Notice to residents in the Town of Fort Frances Waste Collection Area 4 highlighted in yellow on the attached map.

Public Notice: Applications to Boards and Committees are Now Open

Public Notice

Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the following Boards and Committees:             


Fort Frances Public Library Board………………..1 member

Sister Betty Kennedy Advisory Committee……1 member

Museum and Culture Centre Advisory Committee….1 member and 1 Youth member (Fort Frances High School)

Public Notice: Proclamation Local Government Week

Local Government Week in Ontario October 15-21, 2023


WHEREAS October 15 to 21, 2023 is Local Government Week in Ontario, an opportunity to reflect on the vital services delivered by municipal governments; and

WHEREAS municipal governments play a vital role in helping to define the character, priorities, physical make up, and quality of life of communities across Ontario;

Public Notice: Civic Centre Closure

Due to ongoing works, the Civic Centre will be closed today (Wednesday, October 4th, 2023) from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Civic Centre main entrance may be inaccessible for the rest of the week. The public may use the North doors of the Church Street entrance to access the Civic Centre during regular business hours.

Public Notice: Franco-Ontarian Proclamation

WHEREAS by the virtue of the Franco-Ontarian Day Act, which was legislated on April 26th, 2010, it is declared that September 25th of each year be recognized as Franco-Ontarian Day throughout the province of Ontario; and

Public Notice: Proclamation - National Truth and Reconciliation Week- Sept. 24th to Sept. 30th.

Proclamation for Town of Fort Frances for National Truth and Reconciliation Week- Sept. 24th to Sept. 30th.

WHEREAS The federal government has passed legislation to make September 30th a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This important day gives an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about the history of Residential Schools in Canada.

Public Notice: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - Flag Raising

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - Flag Raising


In recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Town of Fort Frances will hold a special flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre on Monday, September 25, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. 

Mayor Andrew Hallikas, Members of Council and Town staff will join members of the Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre for the flag raising. 

Public Notice: Rail Safety Week - September 18 -24, 2023



Rail Safety Week

September 18 -24, 2023


WHEREAS Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 18 to 24, 2023;

WHEREAS, 232 railway crossing and trespassing incidents occurred in Canada in 2022; resulting in 66 avoidable fatalities and 43 avoidable serious injuries;