Blessed Trinity students win $5,000 award for Canadian Tire’s Jump Start program

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Youth in Philanthropy event marks fifth year at Grimsby catholic high school It’s an opportunity to play sports that nearly 751 Grimsby kids wouldn’t have. Now, thanks to four Blessed Trinity students, Canadian Tire’s Jump Start Program has an extra $5,000 to help more kids in the community enrol in sports programs. Blessed Trinity takes part in a program called […]

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14th Annual Bishop’s Gala a Resounding Success!

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The 14th Annual Bishop’s Gala, in support of the Niagara Foundation for Catholic Education, took place at Club Roma on April 1, and it was an outstanding evening celebrating Catholic education in Niagara. A cocktail reception, wine tasting by Constellation Brand and antipasto bar began the evening, with entertainment by Christina LeRose, a Niagara Catholic Distinguished Award recipient (2016) and […]

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SoupFest helps Port Cares food bank

In this 2015 file photo, soup is served at Port Cares annual SoupFest fundraiser at the Italian Hall in Port Colborne.

Christine Clark Lafleur doesn’t know what’s on the menu yet for Port Cares 8th annual SoupFest next week, but she knows whatever it is will tickle the tastebuds and satisfy the stomachs of those who attend the fundraiser. “I’ve heard a few things, but they’re trying to keep things under wraps. If last year is any indication, there will be […]

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Labour Negotiation Update

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Negotiations Update – March 26, 2017 – 3:00 am The Niagara Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce that after extensive local bargaining, at 3.00 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017 a tentative local collective agreement was reached between the Niagara Catholic District School Board and the OECTA Niagara Elementary Unit. The terms of the tentative local collective agreement […]

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Enterprising students aid Kenyan women

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You’re never too young to make a difference — and that’s what a group of students at Holy Name Catholic Elementary School did. Seven Grade 8 students and two Grade 7 students were inspired by their teacher Amanda Boyer last year to fundraise for a good cause. The Welland students partnered with the not-for-profit organization Me to We and Free […]

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