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Teacher job action continues today

The Rainbow District School board is closing its elementary schools in reaction to another one-day strike. The board’s communication advisor, Nicole Charette, says all elementary schools will be closed today throughout Sudbury, in Espanola, Massey and across Manitoulin Island. She … Continue reading

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FedNor funding helps Algoma

Local communities and businesses are receiving funding from the Government of Canada. The feds have announced $2.1 million dollars through FedNor. The funding will enable the East Algoma Community Futures Development Corporation to continue to offer a broad range of … Continue reading

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PSW workers looking at job action

Personal care workers including those in the local area are rejecting a tentative deal reached by a home care company that oversees their union. CarePartners, a for-profit home care company, is imposing a new contract on nearly 3,000 workers in … Continue reading

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New Terrain Park opens in Elliot Lake

Winter lovers will have a new place to play in Elliot Lake. The grand opening of the Terrain Park at Mount Dufour is set for this Saturday at 1:00 pm. There will be a short ceremony followed by enthusiasts getting … Continue reading

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One-day rotating strikes today and tomorrow

Various teachers unions are beginning a round of rotating one-day strikes. Students of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board will not be at school today. Director of Education, Rose Burton Spohn says the decision was made in response to the … Continue reading

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Memorial hockey game nets winnings for cancer room

Memorial hockey game nets winnings for cancer room The Manitoulin Secondary School Mustangs honoured the late Cassandra Cristo last Friday by retiring her number #16 and presenting the jersey to her mother. Cristo, an avid athlete and hockey player lost … Continue reading

TV bingo coming soon to Elliot Lake

A weekly televised bingo game will assist ten different local charities in Elliot Lake. Organizer of the Elliot Lake Charity TV Bingo program, Sue Jarmovitch, has been working hard behind the scenes to bring together various partners to support the … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake Hosts regional swim meet

The Sault Surge Aquatic Club along with the Sudbury Laurentian Swim club joined the Elliot Lake Aquatic Club in Elliot Lake this past weekend. Combined there were over 70 swimmers on deck competing for best times and team honors. For … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake Figure Skaters do well at Sault Ste. Marie competition

Three skaters from the Elliot Lake Figure Skating Club brought home hardware from a competition in Sault Ste. Marie. Davina Weber got three golds and a silver while first-time competitors Charlotte Parsons and Khloe Duchesne both brought home bronze. The … Continue reading

Classes cancelled for JK to Grade 8 on Wednesday, January 22nd

Rainbow District School Board’s elementary teachers and designated early childhood educators represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will engage in a full withdrawal of services on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in response to negotiations at the provincial … Continue reading

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