Seven days of activities recognizing LGBTQ2 equality and inclusion in the Borderland region have come to a close. Organizers of the first-ever Pride festival for the Rainy River District and Koochiching County are calling public enthusiasm and participation in the events “unprecedented" and "inspiring”
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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.
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.
Communities along the border between Rainy River District and Koochiching County are gearing up to celebrate LGBTQ2 Pride in a uniquely international fashion.
This Saturday (July 14), they'll host one of the world's first Pride parades that crosses an international border.
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.
The Northwestern Health Unit is asking pet owners to ensure their pet's rabies vaccinations are up-to-date.
Ontario recently amended pet ownership laws under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA).
The Northwestern Health Unit area previously was exempt from mandatory rabies vaccination for pets but as of July 1, 2018:
The Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce that this year's Canada Day Cash Lottery was able to raise a net profit of almost $18,000!
These profits will go towards the purchase of two portable ultrasound machines for the district.
“Landscapes and Wildlife,” an exhibit featuring the photography of Alan Poelman, runs until July 21 at the Pictograph Gallery in Atikokan.
The gallery is located downstairs in the Voyageur Mall on Main Street.
It is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Northwestern Health Unit has released its annual public health report card.
Dr. Kit Young-Hoon, the medical officer of health for Northwestern Ontario, said the most recent report card is focusing on two central themes: health equity and community engagement.
The second barn concert of the season at Cornell Farms will be Pat Temple and the HiLO Players on Thursday, July 12 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Temple is well-known for his “Americana” music, where western swing meets hillbilly jazz.