Town Council

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The Town of Fort Frances has populated a new iCompass feature known as 'Portal' and 'Board Manager'.  There is a wealth of information that has been added and continues to be added.  Please click here to view.

Amendments to the Municipal Act in the form of Bill 68, Modernizing Ontario's Municipal Legislation Act have brought new requirements that a Registry be maintained which lists conflict of interest claims made by Members of Council.  As submissions are received, the list can be found by clicking here.

Correspondence to Council

If you would like to provide information to Members of Council, please review the following information.

All correspondence should be addressed to ‘Mayor and Members of Council’ in order to be considered for placement on a Council agenda.  Correspondence of this nature will generally appear within the Council Consent section of the agenda, which will be referred to one of the Executive Committees.

If you would like your letter to be circulated to certain members of Council, please specify.  In this case, your letter will ONLY be circulated to the specified members of Council and your letter will NOT be placed on an agenda.

Submissions may be dropped off at the Civic Centre reception desk, mailed, faxed or e-mailed (  

Submissions must be received by 12:00 noon on the Thursday prior to a meeting date.

Responses will be provided in the same manner in which the correspondence was received.

Do not include personal information within the correspondence if you do not wish this information to be made public.

NOTE:  Letters containing profanity or submitted anonymously will NOT be circulated nor placed on an agenda.

Individuals who make submission to Council should be aware that their correspondence may become part of the public record and may be made available to the public through the agenda process which includes publication on the Town’s website.

If you feel that there is a compelling reason that your correspondence to Council should not be included on the agenda and released to the public, please notify the Clerk’s Office.


Provincial and Federal Area Representatives

Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP)

Office of Hon Greg Rickford, Ontario MPP
279 Scott St, Suite 1
Fort Frances, ON  P9A 1G8
Toll free:  1-800-465-8501
Troy Kadikoff, Constituency Assistant

Member of Federal Government (MP)

Don Rusnak, MP - Thunder Bay - Rainy River
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
Tel: 613-992-3061
Fax: 613-995-3515