Education

HSCDSB Celebrating Catholic Education Week – May 2 – 7

Students and staff of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) are excited to celebrate Catholic Education Week, which runs from May 2 to May 7. “This year’s theme is ‘Nurturing Hope’, and it seems very appropriate, considering what our families and school communities have experienced so far this school year. We look to nurture hope in our students on ...

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New mental health training for mining industry

Workplace Safety North (WSN), a leading provider of health and safety training and consulting, and NORCAT, a global leader in the development of skilled labour training and health and safety management, are excited to announce their new mental health education initiative. The initiative is designed to increase mental health training and awareness among employees across the mining industry. “Workplace Safety ...

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Students say Merci to a valued Francophile from Hornepayne

  Grade 1 and 2 students in Ms. Samantha’s class at École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) won the “Prêts, pas prêts, créez!!” national contest. As part of this contest, presented in March as part of the Semaine de la Francophonie by the Association canadienne d’éducation de langue française (Canadian Association for French Language Education), students had to identify a ...

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Merci à une francophile engagée de Hornepayne

  Les élèves de 1re et de 2e année de la classe de Mme Samantha à l’école Saint Nom de Jésus ont remporté le concours «Prêts, pas prêts, créez!». Dans le cadre de ce concours, présenté en mars dans le cadre de la Semaine de la francophonie par l’Association canadienne d’éducation de langue française, les élèves devaient identifier une personne ...

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Ontario Extends Freeze on College and University Tuitions

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The Ontario government is extending the current one-year tuition freeze for colleges and universities by an additional year, providing more financial relief and predictability for families and students seeking access to affordable postsecondary education. “Students and their families make significant sacrifices to attend college and university,” said Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities. “The financial uncertainty due to the ...

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L’Ontario maintient le gel des droits de scolarité pour les études collégiales et universitaires

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario maintient le gel des droits de scolarité aux niveaux collégial et universitaire durant une année supplémentaire, ce qui allégera davantage le fardeau financier des familles et des étudiantes et étudiants et leur donnera une plus grande stabilité en leur assurant un accès abordable à l’éducation postsecondaire. « La poursuite d’études au collège et à l’université nécessite ...

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École Saint-Joseph celebrates 2019-2020 grade 8 graduation class

  While École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) hoped to host in June 2020 an in-person celebration in honour of the 2019-2020 grade 8 graduating class, students were honoured during a virtual celebration. Although the school hoped to host in September and December this celebration highlighting the excellence of the École Saint-Joseph grade 8 graduates, this recognition event in honour of graduating students ...

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On célèbre les finissants de la 8e année de 2019-2020 de l’école Saint-Joseph

  Alors qu’on espérait célébrer en personne les finissants de la 8e année de 2019-2020 de l’école Sant-Joseph (Wawa) en juin 2020, on leur a offert à la place une célébration virtuelle. Bien qu’on espérait se réunir en septembre et en décembre pour tenir cette célébration soulignant l’excellence des finissants de la 8e de Saint-Joseph, cette activité de reconnaissance des ...

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Ontario Helps Train More Personal Support Workers

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The Ontario government is providing $86 million to help train up to 8,000 personal support workers (PSWs) through private career colleges and district school boards. This investment is part of the government’s Long-Term Care Staffing Plan and is yet another way the province is collaborating with key partners to improve the care and quality of life of people living in ...

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L’Ontario aide à former davantage de préposés aux services de soutien à la personne

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario affecte 86 millions de dollars pour aider à former jusqu’à 8 000 préposés aux services de soutien à la personne (PSSP) par l’entremise de programmes de collèges privés d’enseignement professionnel et de conseils scolaires de district. Cet investissement s’inscrit dans le Plan de dotation pour les soins de longue durée de l’Ontario et est encore une ...

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Alamos Gold Mines donates to Wawa’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library program

  Recently, Alamos Gold Mines Inc. presented a donation to Wawa’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. All donations go directly to support this wonderful program, bringing free books to each enrolled child living in Wawa between the ages of newborn and five years old every month. The first book mailed to each child is “The Little Engine That Could” and ...

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St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School Board to be renamed for September 1st

The Board of Trustees of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has approved a name change for its school in Wawa. As of September 1, 2021, St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School will be known as St. Augustine French Immersion Catholic Elementary School. “Thanks to feedback from the school community, we realized that renaming the school would be a ...

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NDP force Liberals to face Laurentian University crisis by calling emergency debate

Last night, thanks to the NDP, an emergency debate was held to urgently address the crisis facing Laurentian University. MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), was joined by fellow NDP MPs to push the Liberal government into taking credible steps to help the fight to save Laurentian. “For everyone in Northern Ontario, this university is an important symbol, especially for french ...

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Des chapelets pour Pâques!

En préparation pour leur participation à l’activité du chapelet vivant organisé par le Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, les élèves de la 6e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fabriqué leur propre chapelet. Une fois terminés, les chapelets furent bénis par Père Michael de la paroisse Ste-Monica. Il s’agissait d’une belle activité pour se préparer en vue de la semaine Sainte ...

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