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Want to learn how to swim?

March 13, 2018 at 10:17 am

Lesley Devost, Recreation Coordinator Do you want to learn how to swim, but don’t know where to start? Look no further – Col JJ Parr Sports Centre offers swimming lessons for all ages and experience levels. The Red Cross preschool program is where little ones will begin getting comfortable in the pool, with a caregiver helping them. To register in the preschool program your child must be 4 months old and able to hold theirRead More

Canadian Armed Forces and women over the years

Canadian Armed Forces and women over the years

March 13, 2018 at 10:12 am

By Mishall Rehman This article was originally published in Canadian Military Family Magazine’s March Madness 2018 issue. Women have a proud and storied history of serving in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). For more than 100 years, whether it was nursing wounded soldiers or taking the battlefield by storm, women have stepped up in times of need to serve their country. Today, women serve in various trades across the board, and the age of genderRead More

NLPS board rules out November break

NLPS board rules out November break

March 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

Northern Lights Public Schools The Northern Lights Public Schools Board of Trustees has received feedback on the two draft 2018-2019 school calendars that were sent out for stakeholder input. The Board received 633 submissions regarding the draft calendars. Approximately two-thirds of respondents expressed a preference for Draft A of the calendar, which was more closely aligned with previous calendars, over Draft B, which featured a week-long break in November. Many stakeholders focused on the valueRead More