Education

Cambrian College Hosts High School Business Case Competition Featuring Wawa

It was mostly work and some play as more than 60 students from nine high schools across Greater Sudbury entered the ‘dragon’s den’ at Cambrian College this week for the 2nd Annual High School Business Case Study Competition.   During the competition, students worked in teams to analyze a complex business case and then problem-solved to develop creative solutions. The ...

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Chi Mino Ozhitoowin and Confederation College Announce Training Partnership for Waasigan Transmission Line Projec

Confederation College and Chi Mino Ozhitoowin signed a new agreement on Monday, May 13, launching a collaborative venture which will offer specialized training programs through the college. The partnership will position members of the area Anishinaabe communities to fill construction jobs and direct involvement in the Waasigan Transmission Line project. The ceremony, held in the college’s boardroom, underscores a shared ...

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Autism Coalition Demands Improvements to Special Education Funding and Staffing Levels Following the Tragic Passing of Landyn Ferris

At a news conference held at Queen’s Park (Tuesday, June 4, 2024), the Ontario Autism Coalition (OAC), joined with MPP Monique Taylor, MPP Chandra Pasma, and Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act Alliance Chair David Lepofsky, in calling for sweeping changes to Ontario’s Special Education System. The OAC is asking all Ontarians, whether they are parents of special education students ...

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Students discover the ins and outs of Hornepayne’s city hall and fire station

Grade 3 to 5 students at École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) were recently able to learn more about municipal government and services during a visit to city hall and the fire station. They had the opportunity to meet various members of the municipal team and learn about their day-to-day responsibilities and tasks. The students thoroughly enjoyed this educational visit.

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À la découverte de l’hôtel de ville et de la caserne de pompiers de Hornepayne

Les élèves de la 3e à la 5e année de l’École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont tout récemment pu approfondir leurs connaissances du gouvernement municipal et des services municipaux lors d’une visite à l’hôtel de ville ainsi qu’à la caserne de pompiers. Ils ont eu l’occasion de rencontrer divers membres de l’équipe de la municipalité en plus de découvrir ...

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Between the Covers – May 27

The Wawa Public Library, then known as The Michipicoten Public Library opened its doors in May of 1954 in the basement of Sir James Dunn School. Mrs. Ruth Eldridge was appointed as the library’s first Librarian. The Library soon outgrew the space in the school and a place in the new Township of Michipicoten Municipal building was allocated to the ...

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300 young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

Over 300 young chess masters will meet in Wawa today Thursday, May 23, for the eighth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following elementary and secondary schools: École Ste-Marie (Azilda), École Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau), École Alliance St-Joseph (Chelmsford), École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), École La Renaissance (Espanola), École Notre-Dame (Hamner), ...

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Les élèves de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus apprennent des pratiques gagnantes de survie en forêt

Les élèves de l’École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont récemment passé une excellente journée en plein air en compagnie de Mylène, guide et aventurière de Follow Her North! Les élèves ont appris plusieurs pratiques gagnantes de survie en forêt ainsi que l’approche sans trace qui fait la promotion des loisirs de plein air responsables par une sensibilisation envers la ...

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École Saint Nom de Jésus students learn valuable forest survival practices

Students from École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) recently spent an excellent day outdoors in the company of Mylène, a guide and adventurer from Follow Her North! The students learned a number of valuable forest survival practices. They were also informed of the Leave No Trace approach, which promotes responsible outdoor recreation by raising awareness of the need to protect ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after hospital disturbance

On May 19, 2024, at approximately 12:30 a.m. police were called by the hospital reporting a known male had pulled the fire alarm, threatened to kill staff, and blow up the hospital and police. This male was charged in 2022 and prohibited from hospital property because of previous same behaviour. Police attended and the male was subsequently arrested. Todd PINEO, 47-years-old, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after neighbour dispute

On May 17, 2024, police responded to a neighbour dispute related call on Ste Camillus Crescent in the City of Elliot Lake. The complainant reported on-going disputes with a neighbour. On this date, the neighbour threatened to damage property belonging to the complainant. A recording of the event was provided to police and one person was arrested and charged. George DUDGEON, 60-years-old, ...

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Les élèves de Sacré Cœur se distinguent au Tournoi d’échecs franco-ontariens

Les élèves de l’école Sacré-Cœur à Chapleau se sont distingués lors du Tournoi d’échecs franco-ontarien tenu du 8 au 10 mai à Haileybury. Une équipe de l’école a joué avec brio a remporté la médaille d’argent. Pas moins que neuf élèves de l’école furent sélectionnés pour participer au tournoi provincial. Le succès des élèves est le fruit de nombreuses heures ...

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École Sacré Cœur students stand out at the Franco-Ontarian Chess Tournament

Students from École Sacré-Cœur in Chapleau distinguished themselves at the Franco-Ontarian Chess Tournament held from 8 to 10 May in Haileybury. A team from the school played brilliantly and won the silver medal. No fewer than nine students from the school were selected to take part in the provincial tournament.   The students’ success is the result of many hours ...

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NOSM University and OPSEU/SEFPO Ratify New Four-Year Collective Agreement

NOSM University and OPSEU/SEFPO Local 677, Unit 2, are pleased to announce the ratification of a four-year collective agreement. Local 677 represents 161 staff including office, clerical, administrative, technical, and service employees at NOSM University. This is their fifth collective agreement. Both OPSEU/SEFPO members and NOSM University’s Board of Governors (Executive Committee) voted in favour of ratifying the new collective ...

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Trois cents jeunes maîtres d’échecs participeront au Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest

Le jeudi 23 mai, pas moins de 300 jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa afin de participer au huitième Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest. Présentée par l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), cette compétition réunira des élèves francophones provenant des écoles élémentaires et secondaires suivantes: Ste-Marie (Azilda), Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau), Alliance St-Joseph (Chelmsford), St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), La Renaissance (Espanola), Notre-Dame (Hamner), Saint Nom ...

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