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The Rainy River District School Board has gotten a boost in funding for aboriginal education initiatives from the provincial government.
The board will be receiving roughly $105,000 after a recent confirmation and approval of five aboriginal education proposals submitted to the Aboriginal Education Branch of the Ministry of Education.
Sacred Heart School in Sioux Lookout is offering a native language course for the first time.
Funding of $24,789 has been secured to develop a student mentorship program between aboriginal students at Sacred Heart and those at St. Francis and St. Michael’s in Fort Frances.
The Ontario government has started consultations across the province to plan for the 2009 fiscal year.
While the closest pre-budget consultation will be held in Thunder Bay, local residents can have their say on the upcoming budget through the Ministry of Finance’s website at www.fin.gov.on.ca
The financial crisis, which some had predicted might bypass Canada, instead looks to be settling in despite optimistic first impressions.
The stocks and investment plummets are indiscriminating, leaving no investor untouched.
AbitibiBowater has been ranked the leading forest products company in Canada in the 2008 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index, with respect to disclosure of carbon emissions.
Boise Inc. will temporarily idle two of its paper machines in response to a decline in orders, which may result in layoffs of some employees.
Bob Anderson, Boise public affairs manager, said yesterday that employees had been recently notified of the changing schedules.
Almost 20 residents were on hand during last night’s Rainy River District School Board meeting to support a presentation calling for the board to respond publicly to questions surrounding the hundreds of thousands of dollars that went missing from Fort Frances High School over a three-year period.
The Ontario government has cut more than $250,000 in funding for the local public and separate school boards—money that normally would go towards school repairs and upgrades.
The cuts come as Queen’s Park searches for places to reduce expenses in the face of economic troubles and a projected deficit of about $500 million.
Financial relief is on the distant horizon for municipalities across the province after the Ontario government announced plans last week to “upload” costs for both Ontario Works benefits and court security costs.