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    DRRSB Recognized During Non-Profit Sector Appreciation Week

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2024/02/21 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is honoured to accept recognition from Town of Fort Frances Mayor, Andrew Hallikas, as part of…

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    New CAO Announced

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2024/02/15 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is pleased to announce that Charene Gillies, a former resident of Fort Frances, will be moving…

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    Delegations Brought Forward at ROMA

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2024/02/02 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) was represented at the 2024 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from January 21…

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    Chair and Vice Chair Re-elected

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2024/01/25 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is pleased to announce the re-election of Debbie Ewald as Chair and Andrew Hallikas as Vice…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: DRRSB Approves 2024 Budget

    DRRSB Approves 2024 Budget

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2023/12/14 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) unanimously approved the 2024 Annual Budget of ~32.4 million at the regular board meeting held Thursday,…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: DRRSB Hosting Open House at Warming Centre for National Housing Day

    DRRSB Hosting Open House at Warming Centre for National Housing Day

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2023/11/20 – In recognition of National Housing Day on November 22, the District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is hosting an open house at the…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: DRRSB Striving to Maintain Accurate Homelessness By-Name List

    DRRSB Striving to Maintain Accurate Homelessness By-Name List

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2023/11/15 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is committed to addressing the issue of homelessness within the Rainy River District. As part of…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: New Ambulance Dispatch System to Improve Deployment

    New Ambulance Dispatch System to Improve Deployment

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2023/10/24 – Beginning November 8, 2023, Kenora Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC), which oversees calls from the Rainy River District, will move to a new dispatch…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: MPP Rickford Announces Nearly $5.4M for Annual Land Ambulance Services in the Rainy River District 

    MPP Rickford Announces Nearly $5.4M for Annual Land Ambulance Services in the Rainy River District 

    FORT FRANCES — The Ontario government is investing nearly $5.4 million in Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board’s annual Land Ambulance Service Grant (LASG). This announcement is part of Ontario’s $811…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: New Chief of Paramedic Services to Start Next Week

    New Chief of Paramedic Services to Start Next Week

    Fort Frances, Ontario – 2023/09/13 – The District of Rainy River Services Board (DRRSB) is pleased to announce that Joshua Colling has been hired as the new Chief of Paramedic…


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