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Building and Crushing Bridges – Sault College’s Annual Bridge Building Competition

The annual Bridge Building Competition is happening Friday, March 10, 2023! Sault College, in partnership with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), is excited to once again offer an experiential learning opportunity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for elementary and high school students from Grades 4 to 12. Students will design, create, and submit the balsa wood bridge of their choice and compete ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling – February 1

RANK WINS G.P. LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 7 8 BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 7 9 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 6 9 SPENCER, Diane 4 5 10 PARSONS, Rochelle 4 5 10 CHIUPKA, Lorna 6 4 10 AMOS, Tracy 7 2 10 MATHIAS, Danette 7 2 10 Game Schedule for February 7th, 2023. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 SPENCER LESCHISHIN BUSSINEAU ...

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Wawa Doubles Curling Funspiel

On January 28th, 2023, the 2nd Annual Doubles Curling Funspiel was held at the Michipicoten Municipal Community Centre. 16 teams were registered with the first Draw at Noon and the second Draw at 1:15.   You may have seen Mixed Doubles Curling on television.  The game has become very popular due to the speed of the game and the skills ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling – January 31

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 8 11 TERRIS, Tom 1 8 11 McCOY, Joe 3 7 11 MITRIKAS, Erik 4 5 11 HALE, Ron 5 3 11 MORRIS, Lucas 6 2 11 Game Schedule for February 6, 2023. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 HALE FAHRER McCOY MITRIKAS MORRIS TERRIS

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 26

Team Rank Wins G.P. FAHRER, Tom 1 8 9 TERRIS, Tom 2 7 9 McCOY, Joe 3 6 9 BUCKELL, Chris 4 4 9 SWITZER, Anya 4 4 9 HALL, Dave 6 3 9 STOYCHEFF, Peter 6 3 8 SMIT, Brandon 8 0 8 Game Schedule for February 2nd, 2023 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCOY STOYCHEFF ...

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La Banque de l’infrastructure du Canada investit 7,9 millions de dollars dans l’infrastructure de Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg pour accélérer la croissance résidentielle et économique

La Banque de l’infrastructure du Canada (BIC) et Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (anciennement la Première Nation de Pic Mobert) ont finalisé leur entente en vertu de laquelle la BIC prête 7,9 millions de dollars pour l’infrastructure essentielle requise pour l’aménagement commercial et résidentiel qui améliorera le niveau de vie dans la réserve. Le financement de la BIC permet la construction d’environ un kilomètre ...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests $7.9 million in Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg infrastructure to accelerate residential and economic growth

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (formerly Pic Mobert First Nation) have finalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $7.9 million towards critical infrastructure required for commercial and residential development that will improve living standards on reserve. The CIB’s financing enables the construction of approximately one kilometre of new road, the extension of water services tied into ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling Standings –

RANK WINS G.P. LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 6 7 BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 6 8 BONITZKE, Wendy 1 6 8 SPENCER, Diane 4 5 9 CHIUPKA, Lorna 5 4 9 PARSONS, Rochelle 5 4 9 AMOS, Tracy 7 2 9 MATHIAS, Danette 8 1 9 Game Schedule for January 31, 2023 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 PARSON BUSSINEAU AMOS ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 24

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 8 10 FAHRER, Tom 2 7 10 McCOY, Joe 2 7 10 MITRIKAS, Erik 4 4 10 HALE, Ron 5 2 10 MORRIS, Lucas 5 2 10 Game Schedule for Monday, January 30, 2023 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 TERRIS McCOY MITRIKAS FAHRER HALE MORRIS  

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Métis Nation of Ontario Youth Council partners with The Gordon Foundation to host a youth Self-Government Simulation

This past weekend, the Métis Nation of Ontario Youth Council (MNOYC) partnered with The Gordon Foundation to host a Métis Self-Government Simulation for Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) youth. From Friday, January 20 to Sunday, January 22, youth gathered at Toronto’s Sheraton Gateway Hotel to develop foundational skills and key learnings on the many facets of Métis self-government. Participants networked ...

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Les élèves de l’école Sacré-Coeur débordent de générosité

Cette année, le personnel de l’école Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau) a pris l’initiative de maximiser leur collecte de denrées alimentaires annuelle du temps des Fêtes. Ainsi, le personnel scolaire a organisé une panoplie d’activités journalières pour sensibiliser les élèves de l’importance des activités de bienfaisance et pour les encourager à s’impliquer. Cette stratégie a porté fruit puisque la campagne d’appui de l’école ...

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École Sacré-Coeur students stand out for generosity

This year, staff at École Sacré-Coeur (Chapleau) made a commitment to maximize their annual holiday food drive. Thus, school staff organized a variety of daily activities to make students aware of the importance of charitable activities and to encourage them to become involved. This strategy paid off as the school’s food drive brought together more than 1,000 food items, a ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 20

Team Rank Wins G.P. FAHRER, Tom 1 7 8 TERRIS, Tom 2 6 8 McCOY, Joe 3 5 8 BUCKELL, Chris 4 4 8 SWITZER, Anya 4 4 8 HALL, Dave 6 3 8 STOYCHEFF, Peter 6 3 8 SMIT, Brandon 8 0 8 Game Schedule for January 26th, 2023. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCOY STOYCHEFF ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – January 17

RANK WINS G.P. LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 5 6 SPENCER, Diane 1 5 8 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 4 6 BUSSINEAU, Denise 3 4 5 CHIUPKA, Lorna 3 4 8 PARSONS, Rochelle 6 3 8 AMOS, Tracy 7 2 7 MATHIAS, Danette 8 1 8 Game Schedule for January 24th. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 CHIUPKA LESCHISHIN SPENCER AMOS ...

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Algoma Family Services Welcomes New Director of Service

Algoma Family Services (AFS) is pleased to announce Stephanie Fetherston, M.S.W., R.S.W., as the new Director of Services, effective January 16, 2023. Stephanie replaces Sandie Leith who retired last December. Prior to her arrival at AFS, Stephanie was the Professional Services Director at THRIVE Child Development Centre. Over her twenty-year career, she has worked as a leader and clinical social ...

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