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Rising enrolment means two new French Catholic schools

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/06/15/rising-enrolment-brings-two-new-french-catholic-high-schools Rising enrolment has forced the McGuinty government to pay for two new schools for the French Catholic school board. “For September, I think we are getting approximately 500 more students already,” said Diane Doré, chair of the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est. “We’re probably going to reach the 20,000 students (mark) […]

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Carleton U inherits massive record collection

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/01/26/17046841.html Carleton University is the new home of a massive collection of sound recordings and music memorabilia from renowned music critic and journalist Jacob Siskind. “The quantity of material is just awe-inspiring,” said Patti Harper, department head of archives and research collections. The donation includes 20,000 LPS, 8,000 CDs, 3,000 78 RPM records, […]

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Province cuts red tape on student loans

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/01/24/17018636.html#/news/ottawa/2011/01/24/pf-17016371.html The province is trying to make student loans easier to get. Ontario Student Assistance Program applications will now be available Feb. 1 instead of May; there’s a new academic credit transfer system; and interest on loans will be waived for the first six months after graduation. John Milloy, the provincial minister for […]

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Wrapping a gift to blind

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2010/12/20/16623661.html It’s Christmas vacation, and while most teenagers are sleeping in, 16-year-old Morgan Jackson is volunteering at Bayshore Mall. “I just really love gift wrapping and figured it’s a good way to get community service hours,” said the grade 11 West Carleton student. She’s one of 300 volunteers wrapping presents to raise money […]

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