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Marijuana a growing safety concern on the ride, Perth students hear

Drivers impaired by cannabis are a growing threat on Canada’s roads. Martin Savoie, a school field representative from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada, told a gymnasium full of high school students that, as we enter the holiday season and its accompanying RIDE programs on local roads, he has noticed a trend over the last […]

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Local school boards fear rising student transportation costs

In a joint press release to the media, the UCDSB and their co-terminus English Language Catholic counterpart, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) state that both school boards saw a deficit in their 2017-2018 budgets as a result of rising rural busing costs. “The CDSBEO has posted its year-end financial statements that […]

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Cornwall teacher gets spot in NYC Marathon with help from her ‘kids’

A Cornwall teacher is running in the New York Marathon this weekend and said she has her cross-country running team to thank. “We have practice three times a week and we would all run together,” said St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School teacher Lynn McCuaig. “Well, we would start together because a lot of them are […]

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