News Bulletin: February 9, 2017

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Kasabonika Lake News 

February 9, 2017

Weather: Clear Sky, It’s -20 feels like -28

  • Nishnawbe – Aski Nation is holding a Residential School Survivors Gathering in Timmins ON, from March 10-12 called “Walking Together on Our Journey.”. Councillor Mike Morris is looking into costs. If anyone is interested in attending, let him know.
  • Ontario Works is having an Indian Taco making workshop at June Elsie Semple’s on February 11. There’s 3 more spots left if anyone is interested in attending. Also the beading vamps workshop starts next week for the Ontario Works clients, if anyone wants to attend contact John Semple.
  • The Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School celebrates their newly renovated First Nations Trade School in Thunder Bay with a grand opening.
    Funded by the Ontario Government through the Northern Nishnawbe Education council three classrooms were renovated for skilled trades. The classrooms include a technology shop and a new kitchen for the welding and hospitality programs. The Nishnawbe – Aski Nation grand chief congratulated the School and NNEC with this statement:
    “We are pleased to celebrate the opening of the First Nations Trade School (FNTS) and congratulate Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, Northern Nishnawbe Education Council and our provincial and federal partners for making this much-needed educational opportunity a reality for First Nations. The FNTS offers a variety of opportunities for our students by providing them with the skills they need to obtain trades programming leading to an Ontario Secondary School diploma. This FNTS is a lifeline for many of our youth, and fulfills the vision of our leaders and educators who have worked so hard to give our youth the opportunities and the hope they need to succeed in their education and future careers.”

    Featured image courtesy of Huffington Post 

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