Fort Frances

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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


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


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


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


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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


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


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


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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


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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

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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