Constituency Week - Kenora-Rainy RiverPublished on November 18, 2018
It was truly a wonderful November week to be in the great riding of Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford had the opportunity to visit many parts of the riding. His travels took him along Highway 71 through Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls and all parts in between. He had an opportunity to visit with the farming community in Barwick and Stratton, attending the Federation of Agriculture annual meeting. He also visited the border crossing to Beaudette Minnesota in the community of Rainy River, noting that signs will be erected to announce that Ontario is "Open for Business" at the Fort Frances, Rainy River and Manitoba border crossings. He an opportunity to spend time in Fort Frances and another farm visit in Devlin, Ontario. Upon returning to Kenora, he launched the Treaty Recognition week at Beaver Brae High School with Grand Chief Frances Kavanagh of Grand Council Treaty Three. In Oxdrift MPP Rickford announced support for the local Abbattoir before heading to Ignace, Ontario to announce a grant for a township Economic Development study. In Kenora, MPP Rickford had an opportunity to meet with the Superintendent, staff, nurses, program staff and union representatives at the Kenora Jail. It was a proud moment for MPP Rickford meeting with representatives from Fire, Police and Emergency Services at the Longbow Lake Fire Hall to announce the investment in an integrated provincial radio infrastructure system. He was also proud to announce the extension of the Northern Ontario Angel program into Kenora and Timmins. Wrapping up this constituency week MPP Rickford joined with fellow citizens in Keewatin at the local Remembrance Day ceremony. Lest we Forget.