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Deadline approaching for role model nominees

The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) once again is searching for Canada’s best and brightest First Nations, Inuit, and Métis youth for nomination to the 2009-10 National Aboriginal Role Model Program (NARMP).

The program, which has been organized by NAHO for the past five years, aims to highlight the accomplishments of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis youth aged 13-30.

Beware of fraud: OPP

As part of Fraud Prevention Month, the OPP’s Anti-Rackets Section is stressing to everyone the importance of protecting all of their identity documents, particularly Ontario health cards.

The Ontario health card contains important information about the cardholder and only should be used when the cardholder is accessing a medical service at a clinic, hospital, or doctor’s office.

Catholic board salutes student

With her proud parents looking on, Sacred Heart School student Lana Anderson was honoured at the February meeting of the Northwest Catholic District School Board of part of its “Recognition of Excellence.”

Principal Margot Saari, in presenting the Grade 8 student to the board, noted Anderson lives as a discerning believer formed in the Catholic faith.

Help fight kidney disease

More than 650 Kidney Foundation volunteers will begin knocking on doors in communities across Northern Ontario throughout Kidney Health Month in March.

Their goal? To help those living with kidney disease, and those at risk, by raising awareness about the disease and raise funds to support the Kidney Foundation’s mission.