Declaration of Emergency

As floodwaters recede and clean-up efforts continue, effective August 4th, 2022, the following areas will reopen to pedestrian and vehicular traffic:

  • Front Street
  • Front Street walking path
  • Front Street bike path
  • Front Street Fitness Equipment
  • Sorting Gap Marina
  • Sorting Gap Gas Docks
  • Rainy Lake Sports Dock
  • Point Park (see below re: Calder Drive closure to vehicular traffic)
  • Point Park Tenting Area
  • Point Park Campsites

To ensure the safety of the public while clean-up efforts continue to take place, the following closures (pedestrian and vehicular) remain in place:

  • Sorting Gap Playground
  • Lookout Tower
  • The Hallet
  • River Front Docks
  • Point Park Beaches
  • Point Park Playground
  • Point Park Ball Diamond
  • Calder Drive (loop by Vanjura Ball Diamond closed to vehicular traffic)
  • Seven Oaks

We thank you for your patience and understanding. Please be assured that we will continue to monitor the situation and work to keep the public informed through 93.1 The Border and our Town of Fort Frances social media.

Access to La Verendrye Hospital

Riverside Health Care is still accessible through all entrances.

Assistance Programs

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022