Fort Frances

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early career

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Highway 17 Highway 17 in Dryden (Dryden, Ontario), via Highway 594 (Ontario Highway 594). It also carries the Great River Road (List of Ontario Colonization Roads#Great River Road) designation. - Fort Frances Roy Avis - '''Fort Frances''' is in Northern (Northern Ontario) Ontario. Understand Get in By car Ontario Highways 17 and 71 (both part of the Trans-Canada Highway) run through town


nearby international

location Fort Frances, Ontario elevation-f 1,107 '''Fort Frances Water Aerodrome''', '''Timothy Kane "Tim" Sheehy''' (born September 3, 1948 in Fort Frances, Ontario and raised in nearby International Falls, Minnesota) is a retired


show created

television series ''The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show'', created by Jay Ward in collaboration with Bill Scott and Alex Anderson. International Falls, in the series, was nicknamed "FrostBite Falls". The series continues today through syndication. Fort Frances was also where the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) fictional character Dudley Do-Right was stationed as an officer to combat the notorious Russian spies "Boris and Natasha" and his sworn enemy


weekly community

at Rainycrest Home for the Aged in Fort Frances. Major communities served by the 807 area code include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden (Dryden, Ontario), Fort Frances, Marathon (Marathon, Ontario), and Greenstone (Greenstone, Ontario). '''''Fort Frances Today''''' is a weekly

community newspaper, published by Brown Cow Promotions, and distributed to 30 locations around Fort Frances, Ontario. The publication is free to readers. '''Secondary Highway 502''', commonly referred to as '''Highway 502''', is a provincially maintained secondary highway (Highways in Ontario) in the Canadian (Canada) province of Ontario. The highway is long, connecting Highway 11 (Ontario Highway 11) east of Fort Frances with Ontario


life education

00 93.1 FM Fort Frances Northwoods Broadcasting hot adult contemporary - birth_date birth_place Fort Frances, Ontario death_date children Sarah and Jonathan residence Fort Frances and Toronto, Ontario occupation lawyer Early life, education, and early career Hampton was born in Fort Frances, Ontario to a blue collar family


service run

, and Rainy River (Rainy River, Ontario) to the west, and Atikokan to the east. Canadian National Railway travels into Fort Frances with freight traffic only and travels across the International Bridge into the US. Train, truck and car traffic to and from the United States is via the Fort Frances-International Falls International Bridge over the Rainy River. Fort Frances Transit operated until 1996 and Fort Frances Handi-Van Transit is a provincial funded service run by the Town of Fort Frances. Caribou Coach Transportation Company Incorporated runs a bus route to and from Thunder Bay. This route was once served by Greyhound Canada. Climate Fort Frances has a relatively extreme humid continental climate with bitterly cold winters and temperate summers. Temperatures beyond 34°C has been measured in all five late spring and summer months. Summer highs are comparable to Paris and the Los Angeles Basin coastline in California, whereas winter lows on average resemble southern Siberia and polar subarctic inland Scandinavia. Wikipedia:Fort Frances


online television

'' - Weekly * ''West End Weekly'' - Weekly Online Media * NWO Update * Fort Frances Times Online Television stations The only local television channel serving Fort Frances is the Shaw TV community channel on Shaw Cable (Shaw Communications) channel 10. There are no local broadcast outlets or repeaters serving Fort Frances; Shaw Cable carries CBWT-DT (CBC (CBC Television)), CBWFT-DT (Radio-Canada (Ici Radio-Canada Télé)) and CKY-DT (CTV) from Winnipeg, CJBN-TV (Global) from Kenora, CITV-DT (Global) from Edmonton, and TVO, plus CITY-DT (City (City (TV network))), CHCH-DT (independent), CFTM-DT (TVA (TVA (Canada)), live feed) and TFO. United States network programming on Shaw TV comes from Detroit (WDIV-TV, WXYZ-TV, WWJ-TV, and WTVS) and Rochester (Rochester, New York) (WUHF); stations from the Duluth television market (Template:Duluth TV) are not available on cable, though they are available over-the-air from repeaters in International Falls. Radio stations * FM 89.1 - CKSB-9-FM (CKSB-10-FM) (Ici Radio-Canada Première, repeats CKSB-10-FM, Saint Boniface, Manitoba (Saint Boniface, Winnipeg)) * FM 90.5 - CBQQ-FM (CBQT-FM) (CBC Radio One, repeats CBQT-FM, Thunder Bay) * FM 93.1 - CFOB-FM, ''93.1 The Border FM'' hot adult contemporary Another radio station, CKWO (CKWO-FM) FM 92.3, was licensed to the neighbouring Couchiching First Nation. The station closed and went silent in 2007. Education Elementary and secondary schools Rainy River District School Board *Fort Frances High School *Robert Moore School *JW Walker School Northwest Catholic District School Board *St Michael's School *St Francis School Post-secondary schools *Confederation College *Seven Generations Education Institute Former Elementary Schools Rainy River District School Board *F.H. Huffman School *Alexander Mackenzie School *Sixth Street School *Alberton Central School Northwest Catholic District School Board *St. Mary's Catholic School Notable Fort Francesians * Dave Allison, former coach of the NHL's Ottawa Senators * Mike Allison, former player for the Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers of the NHL * Steve Arpin, ARCA Re Max Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series race car driver * Murray Bannerman, former player for the Chicago Blackhawks. * Keith Christiansen, former player for the WHA Minnesota Fighting Saints. * Todd Dufresne, social and cultural theorist best known for his work on Freud (Sigmund Freud) and psychoanalysis * Gene Eugene, actor, musician and recording producer * Howard Hampton, Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario) of Kenora—Rainy River (provincial electoral district) and former leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party. * Duncan Keith, NHL hockey player of the Chicago Blackhawks. * Chris Lindberg, silver medalist with the Canadian Ice Hockey Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics * Neil Sheehy, former player for the Calgary Flames, Hartford Whalers and Washington Capitals of the NHL. * Timothy Sheehy (Timothy Sheehy (ice hockey)), former NHL player. * Gene Stoltzfus, founding director of Christian Peacemaker Teams * The reality show, Fool's Gold, starring Todd Ryznar, Jason Whitehead, Mike Strom, Matt Wensley, Jim Easton and Mark "Grizz" Fairnington. Culture and attractions * The Fort Frances Museum * The Border Land Arts Alliance * Tour de Fort * Folk Festival *Pither's Point Park *LaVerendrye Parkway *Scott Street and Kings Highway Shopping Districts *Kitchen Creek Golf Club *Heron Landing Golf Course *Logging Tug Hallet *8th Street Walking & Ski Trails *Little Beaver Snow Park *Royal Canadian Legion Park *Clover Valley Farmer's Market *City Hall *The Parkway Tower *Rendezvous Yacht Club *The Noden Causeway *Fort Frances Library and Technology Centre Sport Fort Frances is home to the following amateur sports teams: * Fort Frances Lakers (Junior ice hockey) * Fort Frances Thunderhawks (Senior ice hockey) * Fort Frances Muskies (Football (Canadian football)) * Fort Frances Muskies (Hockey (ice hockey)) Fort Frances was the home of the former amateur sports teams: * Fort Frances Borderland Thunder (Junior ice hockey) * Fort Frances Canadians (Senior ice hockey) * Fort Frances Royals (Junior ice hockey) Sporting facilities include: * Memorial Sports Center * Energy Fitness Centre Sources Wikipedia:Fort Frances


popular fishing

807 (Area code 807) website www.fort-frances.com footnotes '''Fort Frances''' is a town in, and the seat of, Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The population as of the 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census) was 7,952. Fort Frances is a popular fishing destination, it hosts the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship annually. Located on the international border with the United States where Rainy Lake narrows to become Rainy River (Rainy River (Minnesota–Ontario)), it is connected to International Falls, Minnesota, by the Fort Frances–International Falls International Bridge. The town is the third largest community of Northwestern Ontario after Thunder Bay and Kenora, the town offers many shopping and dining outlets. The Fort Frances Mill was formerly the main employer and industry in the town until its closure in January 2014. Fort Frances and International Falls is the setting for the fictional television series ''The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show'', created by Jay Ward in collaboration with Bill Scott and Alex Anderson. International Falls, in the series, was nicknamed "FrostBite Falls". The series continues today through syndication. Fort Frances was also where the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) fictional character Dudley Do-Right was stationed as an officer to combat the notorious Russian spies "Boris and Natasha" and his sworn enemy, Snidely Whiplash. On August 25, 2013, the town hosted the final pitstop in the Kraft Celebration Tour. They received the most votes out of all 20 communities On January 14, 2014, Resolute Forest Products announced that it planned to stop operations of the final paper machine and close out its operations in Fort Frances by the end of the month. On December 13, 2014, Tim Horton's filmed a commercial in Fort Frances. The commercial, which dubs Fort Frances "One of the Coldest Places in Canada" was shot at the local Tim Horton's. In the days leading up to the filming, yarn was seen covering trees, benches, etc. Workers had spent the night covering the interior of the restaurant with yarn and building a giant toque on the roof. For the day, the coffee was free. As of January 3, 2015, the commercial had been seen 920,000 times on YouTube. History 225px thumbnail left Fort Frances courthouse (File:Fort Frances ON 1.JPG) This was the first European settlement west of Lake Superior; it was established by French Canadian Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye, first commander of the western district. In 1731 he built Fort Saint Pierre near this spot as support for the fur trade with native peoples. In 1732 his expedition built Fort Saint Charles on Magnuson Island on the west side of Lake of the Woods. After some time, Fort St. Pierre fell out of use. Wikipedia:Fort Frances


local television

'' - Weekly * ''West End Weekly'' - Weekly Online Media * NWO Update * Fort Frances Times Online Television stations The only local television channel serving Fort Frances is the Shaw TV community channel on Shaw Cable (Shaw Communications) channel 10. There are no local broadcast outlets or repeaters serving Fort Frances; Shaw Cable carries CBWT-DT (CBC (CBC Television)), CBWFT-DT (Radio-Canada (Ici Radio-Canada Télé)) and CKY-DT (CTV) from Winnipeg

Fort Frances

'''Fort Frances''' is a town in, and the seat of, Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The population as of the 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census) was 7,952. Fort Frances is a popular fishing destination, it hosts the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship annually.

Located on the international border with the United States where Rainy Lake narrows to become Rainy River (Rainy River (Minnesota–Ontario)), it is connected to International Falls, Minnesota, by the Fort Frances–International Falls International Bridge. The town is the third largest community of Northwestern Ontario after Thunder Bay and Kenora, the town offers many shopping and dining outlets. The Fort Frances Mill was formerly the main employer and industry in the town until its closure in January 2014.

Fort Frances and International Falls is the setting for the fictional television series ''The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show'', created by Jay Ward in collaboration with Bill Scott and Alex Anderson. International Falls, in the series, was nicknamed "FrostBite Falls". The series continues today through syndication. Fort Frances was also where the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) fictional character Dudley Do-Right was stationed as an officer to combat the notorious Russian spies "Boris and Natasha" and his sworn enemy, Snidely Whiplash.

On August 25, 2013, the town hosted the final pitstop in the Kraft Celebration Tour. They received the most votes out of all 20 communities

On January 14, 2014, Resolute Forest Products announced that it planned to stop operations of the final paper machine and close out its operations in Fort Frances by the end of the month.

On December 13, 2014, Tim Horton's filmed a commercial in Fort Frances. The commercial, which dubs Fort Frances "One of the Coldest Places in Canada" was shot at the local Tim Horton's. In the days leading up to the filming, yarn was seen covering trees, benches, etc. Workers had spent the night covering the interior of the restaurant with yarn and building a giant toque on the roof. For the day, the coffee was free. As of January 3, 2015, the commercial had been seen 920,000 times on YouTube.

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