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Sault College’s Social Service Worker Students Receive National Recognition

  Second year Social Service Worker (SSW) students, Miranda DeMarco, Amanda Drinkwater, Christiana Lamothe, and Marissa Steinke, were honoured yesterday at the Government of Canada’s Justice Canada Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2022 virtual event for their powerful video submission in the third annual Victims Week 2022 Student Video Competition.   The Sault College students received this national award ...

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Confederation College Continues to Offer Personal Support Worker Accelerated Program

Confederation College today announced it is expanding its Personal Support Worker (PSW) program offerings this spring. The PSW Accelerated program will enable learners to complete the program in just six months with no tuition fee, alongside funding support for expenses such as textbooks and a paid work placement. “This Personal Support Worker Accelerated program adds an important pathway for students ...

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Les élèves de Dubreuilville sont de jeunes citoyens écoresponsables

À l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), les élèves de la 1re, 2e et 3e année ont uni leurs forces pour nettoyer leur belle cour d’école. Cette initiative est un excellent moyen de sensibiliser les élèves aux effets négatifs des déchets sur l’environnement et de les encourager à passer à l’action afin de veiller au bien-être de leur collectivité. Continuez d’être de jeunes ...

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Dubreuilville students are eco-responsible citizens!

At École St-Joseph, grade 1, 2 and 3 students joined forces to clean up their beautiful schoolyard. This initiative was a great way to educate students about the negative effects of waste on the environment and encourage them to take action to ensure the well-being of their community. Continue to be young eco-responsible citizens!

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Les élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium partagent leur leadership avec les petits amis de l’école Sacré-Coeur

La semaine dernière, quelques élèves de la 12e année de de l’École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont rendu visite aux petits amis de l’école Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau). Dans leur cours de français, les élèves de 12e année devaient créer des jeux originaux et éducatifs dans le but de consolider les apprentissages effectués dans le domaine de la littératie en 1re et ...

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‘Join the Ride’ cruisin’ down Queen Street, SSM

The Queen Street Cruise committee, along with its sponsors are excited to announce that registration for the 2022 Cruise taking place June 17th & 18th at GFL Memorial Gardens is officially OPEN at $20 per vehicle! All registration proceeds will benefit the Sault Area Hospital Foundation to help obtain crucial medical equipment that our hospital needs. We urge you to ...

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NOWW 24th Annual Writing Contest Winners Announced

The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Writing Contest. The contest was judged this year by Casey Plett, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Sierra Skye Gemma, John Elizabeth Stintzi, and Chelene Knight. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest. Short Fiction – Judged by Casey Plett Ellie Sawatzky – “Majestic” August C. ...

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Ontario Liberals launch Northern Platform

The Ontario Liberal Northern Platform will deliver on long-standing demands from Northern Mayors for an immigration plan that attracts New Canadians to cities and regions across Northern Ontario and ensure skilled labour matches the jobs needed to build and grow the Northern economy.  “This week’s announcement of the Northern platform was a proud moment for me. Our Northern caucus of ...

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Wawa EDC transitions into Municipal Delivery

April 21st, 2022 was the 20th Annual General Meeting for the Economic Development Corporation of Wawa.  The EDC Board has been working hard, preparing to hibernate the corporation as its operational functions transition to an in-house department of the Municipality of Wawa that will focus on economic development and tourism. As we look back, we would like to recognize the ...

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Un gros merci des élèves de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus

Vendredi dernier, les élèves de l’École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont préparé et envoyé de belles cartes à divers commerces, regroupements et membres de la communauté afin de leur dire un gros MERCI pour leur travail. Quelle belle activité pour propager la joie et la gratitude ainsi que renforcer les liens communautaires.  

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École Saint Nom de Jésus students say Merci!

  Last Friday, students from École Saint Nom de Jésus in Hornepayne prepared and sent beautiful cards to various businesses, groups and members of the community to say a big THANK YOU for their work. What a great activity to spread joy and gratitude as well as strengthen community bonds.

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Letter – Removal of Crown Lands for NWMO potential host studies

Dear Brenda, Recently, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) celebrated Earth Day by announcing that 1450 square kilometres of Boreal forest in Northern Ontario, near Hearst, is to be protected. Certainly, it’s a step in the right direction. The cost of purchasing this land from Domtar is 46 million dollars. Comparatively, 3182 square kilometres were withdrawn from the Crown Land ...

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OLP Candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin Tim Vine starts on Campaign Trail

Tim Vine, Ontario Liberal Party Candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin is starting off his campaign to become Algoma-Manitoulin’s next MPP in the Northwest portion of the riding.  The campaign starts in Chapleau, where Tim will be canvassing voters and hosting a Meet and Greet to meet potential constituents. Tim arrived the afternoon of May 3rd and hit the ground running – heading ...

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Confederation College to Offer Embark, Indigenous STEM Education Program for Another Year

Confederation College is pleased to announce it will continue to offer a one-year certificate program focusing on teaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to Indigenous women and youth. The Embark, Indigenous STEM Education program was introduced in the 2021 school year and aims to remove barriers and ground students in cultural knowledge while helping them excel in STEM fields. ...

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