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Go Local Matters

When we support locally-owned businesses they support our community.
Fort Frances is home to many wonderful locally owned businesses. Discover who they are and visit them when you need something.
You may not always be able to choose local first, but the more aware you are of the benefits of going local, the more you can choose one when it’s right and the more dollars we can keep in our local economy.
Go Local asks that you think about the many advantages of choosing local first. Locally owned businesses provide more jobs, support more local non-profits and provide our local flavor, character and personality.


Questions? Give us a call at (807) 274-3276 or email us at info@rrfdc.on.ca


You have more control over your money and our local economy than you may think. It is actually pretty easy to Go Local.

There are a few simple things you can do to make a huge impact to our local economy Most of these are common sense, but we just don't think about them very frequently In reality, every dollar we spend — whether on our morning cup of coffee or our household items — can make a difference when we start to Think Locally.

For most people, our biggest expenses are housing. food and transportation, but along with other expenses we can make an economic impact when we choose to Go Local All Our Choices Add Up!

To start. we can Shift some of our purchases to locally owned and independent businesses The most important thing to remember is that when you choose to spend money at a locally€”owned business Your Hard Earned Dollars are Recirculating In the Local Economy.