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  • Remembrance Day
    Remembrance Day is November 11th. On Remembrance Day, we observe a minutes silence at 11 am (the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month). Across the world, we pause in this moment of silence to honour and remember all the men and women who have lost their lives, served, and continue to …

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  • Financial Literacy Month
    November is Financial Literacy Month. Take some time this month to think about your financial situation. If you know someone who is struggling to manage their budget, particularly if they have been adversely affected by the pandemic and resulting lock down, why not share some tips and tools with them? There are lots of tips …

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  • Our News September 2021
    Every year LU staff, tutors and learners contribute to our in-house publication, Our News. This year we asked everyone “what did you love about the summer?” . Here’s what they said! What we loved about summer! “With the easing of Covid restrictions, it was wonderful to be able to participate in outdoor fitness and Zumba classes …

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  • Thanksgiving
    October 11th is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. From all of us at LU, we wish you and your family a very happy thanksgiving. Download this fun Wordsearch with a Thanksgiving theme. If you are interested in reading more about Thanksgiving, it’s history and traditions, here is a link to a reading comprehension activity for more …

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  • Halloween
    October 31st is Halloween. This is a great time to have fun with your family – dressing up, carving jack-o-lanterns, and eating candy! The Centre for Family Literacy has some ideas for things to do in their blog post Halloween stories and science. If you’re looking for other things to do or want to learn …

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  • Orange Shirt Day
    September 30th September 30th is Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation or Orange Shirt Day. Read the personal story of Phyllis Webstad and find out more about why wearing an orange shirt honours the survivors and families of the residential school system https://www.orangeshirtday.org/phyllis-story.html You can also listen to Phyllis Webstad in this Orange Shirt …

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  • Adult Education Courses Fall 2021
    Space is limited and many course are already full – call NOW to check availability. Place Cartier – Fall courses start August 26th Click here to find out more about registering at Place Cartier 2021 To apply online and set up an appointment with an advisor open this link to the LBPSB Online Registrations Forms …

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  • Voting in the Federal Elections 2021
    On Monday, September 20th, 2021, Canada goes to the Polls to vote. You can find out everything you need to know about about how to register and vote at the official elections website, https://elections.ca Find out how Elections Canada is working to keep the polling stations safe and what to do if you need to …

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  • Contacting LU Over the Summer
    The LU office closes over the summer. We open on September 7th. If you need to contact us over the summer months, please call 514-694-0007. Someone will return your call as soon as possible. You can also email us. Please, note that our email is now back up and running. If you prefer to contact …

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  • Olympics
    The Olympic Games, 2020 This July after being delayed for one year, the 2020 Olympic Games is taking place in Tokyo, Japan. The Olympics page is a great place to start a session. Here you can read more about the games and the athletes taking part. Find out all about the Canada Olympic Team Roster …

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