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'Little Prince' to take stage

Borealis Bards, the inter-generational community theatre program of Backus Community Center, will produce The Little Prince as the second event of the Backus Performing Arts Series at the end of October.

The Little Prince is a drama by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, based on the widely-read book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

Cash calendar winners

Alicia Gunter, Daniel Domres, and Josh Leatherdale of Fort Frances were among the $30 winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's cash calendar draw for the week of Oct. 6-12.

Others $30 winners for that week included William Cain (Devlin), Lawrence Armstrong (Pinewood), Dan Neilson (Stratton), and Naman Budhdeo (Toronto).

CUPE workers in schools could go on strike

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced yesterday that they would begin a full withdrawal of service—strike action—across the province on Monday (Oct. 7), unless progress is made at the central bargaining table.

At this time, the Rainy River District School Board (RRDSB) is confirming details of the strike action and its impact on school operations.