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Jump Rope for Heart

  St. Joseph French Immersion’s annual participation in Jump Rope for Heart was a huge success this year.  The school fundraising goal was set at $1,700.  Our amazing St. Joseph French Immersion family was able to pass that goal and raise $2,828.55.   With a lot of hard work and dedication, the top fundraiser in the school was Cruz Dupuis ...

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Un tournoi amical de hockey intérieur à l’école Saint-Joseph

  L’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, le 15 mai dernier, des élèves de la 3e à la 6e année des écoles de Chapleau, Dubreuilville et Wawa pour un tournoi amical de hockey intérieur. L’esprit d’équipe était au rendez-vous et les élèves ont tous très bien joué. « Les Ours Senior » de l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) ont remporté le championnat parmi les filles ...

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Some floor hockey fun at École Saint-Joseph

  École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed students from 3 to 6 students from schools in Chapleau, Dubreuilville and Wawa on May 15th for an indoor hockey tournament. Team spirit was evident throughout the tournament and the students all did their best. “Les Ours Senior” (The Senior Bears) won first place in the girl’s division while “Les Ti Lopus” (The small wolves) ...

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It’s pink boa time!

In less than a week, one of Broadway’s longest-running shows, Mamma Mia, will begin a four day run of performances by Superior Heights OnStage, the theatre company at the Community Theatre Centre (White Pines), comprised entirely of students — onstage and backstage.   “It’s such a great story and the music is so catchy, it’s the kind of show you ...

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Congratulations For The Health of It participants

Congratulations For The Health of It participants, you have completed the community challenge!   Winners for week 4 are: Chrystal Morden, Diane Spencer, Sharon Boucher, Anne Owen, Laura Moffatt, and Lonna Rilley.   Thank you so much for your participation in this year’s challenge! Algoma Public Health will be sending out a survey later this week. Also, the poker walk scores ...

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2019 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards

Celebrating Northern Ontario’s best and brightest from the past two years, on Saturday May 25, MFM unveiled their NOMFA award recipients in 13 different award categories acknowledging achievements in both Music and Film. With representation from across Northern Ontario, MFM is thrilled to see these awards unite communities across the North and feature exceptional talent and diversity that exists from ...

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Last Week was National Safe Boating Awareness Week

Conservation officers remind you that life jackets save lives. Did you know wearing a life jacket or personal floatation device can save your life? Over 65 per cent of all preventable fatal drownings take place in rivers and lakes and that’s why Ontario’s conservation officers are reminding the public to be safe on Ontario waters. Boating safety: Always remember to wear ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Starts Wednesday, May 29

The first night for Ladies’ Night at Michipicoten Golf Course is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29. All ladies are welcome to come out and golf on Wednesdays through till Labour Day. Teams of 3 can phone for a tee time weekly on the previous Friday at 8 am. The clubhouse number to call is 705-856-7409. Friday, May 24 is the first ...

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Men’s Night Golf – May 23

55 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jesse Dechamplain, Marcel Poulin, Dan Guay – 3 under par 33 2nd FLIGHT: Bernie Erechook, Derek Chapman, Craig Spooner – 1 under par 35 3rd FLIGHT: Jay Belisle, Anders Dereski, Charles Farand – 1 over par 37 4th FLIGHT: James Morden, Alex Morin, Kyle Wood– 5 over par 41                                                SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: North of 17 Restaurant Voucher Closest to ...

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NORPRO Expands acquiring Unique Data Solutions and Lucidia Technologies

NORPRO Company is pleased to announce that it has acquired Unique Data Solutions & Lucidia Technologies, and that their services are now being provided under the NORPRO Company brand. “NORPRO started as a security and investigations firm, and we still specialize in those areas, but our clients began looking to us to solve other business problems for them, as well, ...

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Nettoyage du terrain de soccer

Les élèves de la 1re année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), avec l’appui de leur enseignant M. Brandon Vachon-Case, ont nettoyé le terrain de soccer la semaine dernière. Les élèves de la 7e et 8e année ont ensuite nettoyé le sable. Quelle belle initiative pour assurer la beauté de la cour d’école et prendre soin de l’environnement.

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Spring cleaning at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Grade 1 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), with the help of their teacher Mr. Brandon Vachon-Case, cleaned the school’s soccer field last week. The grade 7 and 8 students then proceeded to clean off all the sand on the field. The students did a great job maintaining their wonderful schoolyard while also taking care of the environment.

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Indigenous communities shut out from providing meaningful input into new curriculum

Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, said it’s shameful for the Ford Conservatives to rewrite the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies curriculum without adequately consulting Indigenous communities; and wrong for Doug Ford to make Indigenous education an optional elective.   On Tuesday, the Ford Conservatives announced the new curriculum for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit ...

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Doug Ford’s cuts take away $1,100 in services from every Ontarian

NDP Official Opposition Finance critic Sandy Shaw issued a statement following the Financial Accountability Officer’s latest Economic and Budget Outlook:   “Doug Ford is taking $1,100-worth of programs and services away from every person in Ontario. More than $6 billion in cuts in Ford’s first budget are still unspecified, which leaves Ontario families worried that the pain they’re feeling from cuts so ...

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For the Health of It- Week 4

It’s hard to believe we are in the final week of the challenge. This week features the Poker Walk! The rules are below. Congrats to our winners from week 3: Paul Lesperance, Mary Lesperance, Jessica Aasmae, Rachel Robinson, Yes I Can, and Kathy Culhane. The challenges for week 4 are: Physical Activity: How many steps did you get each day this week? ...

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