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Lovisa named new chair of Colleges Ontario

Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce Don Lovisa, president and CEO of Durham College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario, the association representing Ontario's 24 public colleges.

“In an environment of mass change, automation, and technological disruption, it is essential that more people have access to a high-quality college education,” Lovisa said.

Rickford eager for role

When Premier Doug Ford asked me to serve as the minister of indigenous affairs, I was eager to take on the important role of working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in the province of Ontario.

I am proud of my previous work with indigenous communities and I am proud to represent so many indigenous people in my constituency.

'Café' lands grant

The Backus Community Center in International Falls is pleased to accept a $550 grant from the Diocese of Duluth and its Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Small Grant Fund.

Funding from this grant will be used towards food purchases for the “Community Café,” which is a joint project of the Falls Hunger Coalition and Backus.

Fake dolls seized

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the International Falls port-of-entry targeted a rail container destined to arrive in Ranier, Mn.

In May, CBP officers inspected the rail container and discovered merchandise in violation of intellectual property rights (IPR) regulations.