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'1-Stop Registration'

Shari Bujold, left, answered questions and helped Alexis Norris sign up her daughter, Amy, for the local badminton club during the “1-Stop Registration” event put on by KidSport in the arena auditorium on Thursday evening. Parents and children had the opportunity to learn about and register for more than 20 local groups, clubs, and organizations.

Pride presentation

Local lawyer and Borderland Pride co-chair Douglas Judson gave a presentation to the Rainy River District School Board at its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday evening about the legal impacts of the province's decision to revert back to the 1998 health and sex-ed curriculum he says are contrary to sections of both the Education Act and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Award of excellence

Our Lady of the Way School secretary Nicole Robinson, left, was presented a special gift from Fort Frances trustee Anne-Marie Fitzgerald during the Northwest Catholic District School Board's “Celebration of Excellence” held Friday evening at La Place Rendez-Vous. She received an award of excellence from the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Flooding claims

Lise Hansen, senior negotiator for the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, held an open house at La Place Rendez Vous last Wednesday to discuss the Rainy Lake First Nation Flooding Claims. She spoke about the Ontario government's proposal to amend the boundary of the Rainy Lake Island Conservation Reserve.