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Sacrificing students is a tough decision

October 26, 2016 Editor

Upper Canada District School Board chair Jeff McMillan joined trustee Jeremy Armer for the Dundas Family of Schools meeting held Tuesday, October 18 at Winchester Public School. The meeting, originally intended as an opportunity for […]

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Iroquois-Matilda Lions install picnic shelter

October 26, 2016 Editor

   “This new shelter is like the present one,” explained Iroquois-Matilda Lion Jim Locke, “but just a little smaller, about 18 feet by 32 feet. It will still hold several picnic tables.” The Iroquois beach […]

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Kim Morrow honoured: caregiver of the year

October 26, 2016 Editor

  “I was surprised and thrilled to learn that I was being given this honour,” said Kim Morrow, recently presented with the prestigious Caregiver of the Year Award by Bayshore Home Health.  “There are so […]

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Obituaries

Tommy Parker

October 26, 2016 Editor

A lifetime resident of Chesterville, Tommy Parker passed away at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital with his family by his side on Saturday, October 15, 2016, following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was 74. […]

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Opinion

Editorial: From the Leader’s Newsroom

October 26, 2016 Editor

The oft-repeated comments from trustees and other school officials from the Upper Canada District School Board to parents is, follow the ARC process. It is repeated in nearly every release or boilerplate response by email, […]

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Opinion

Gibberish: Making A Declaration

October 19, 2016 Editor

New Year’s Eve is the traditional occasion for making some splendid resolutions. It’s become a time for deciding how your life should shape up for the year ahead, a time for planning how you should […]