Fort Frances

What is Fort Frances known for?


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


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


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


gold starring

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


games early

Olympic hockey team that surprisingly won the Silver Medal at the 1972 Winter Olympic Games. Early life Keith was born to Dave and Jean Keith. He was a middle child, with older brother Cameron (born in 1981) and younger sister Rebecca (born in 1984). His family moved to Fort Frances, Ontario, in 1985 after his father was transferred from Winnipeg for an assistant manager position at a Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) branch. Keith's mother worked in the health field


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


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


weekly online

'' - 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


quot industry

was $54,859, which is below the Ontario provincial average of $60,455. Coat of arms The city coat of arms features a bull moose; maple leaves; a "Magneto", representative of electricity (industry); two men in a canoe; a white pine (Eastern White Pine) tree; and the motto "Industry and Perseverance." Media Newspapers * ''Fort Frances Times'' - Weekly * ''Fort Frances Living'' - Weekly * '' Fort Frances Today


contemporary classic

County '''CFOB-FM''', branded as '''The Border''', is a Canadian (Canada) radio station, broadcasting at 93.1 FM (FM radio) in Fort Frances, Ontario. The station airs a hot adult contemporary Classic Hits format. city-served location Fort Frances, Ontario elevation-f 1,123 '''Fort Frances Municipal Airport''', northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada. city-served

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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