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Agency asks: Can you provide a foster home to Indigenous youth?

MUNSEE-DELAWARE NATION — A foster parent to two kids, Tania McCormick’s only regret is not becoming one sooner. But after caring for Indigenous children in need of support, both at home and at work, she felt compelled to help others do the same. “Once I started getting my first foster kids, I realized that I […]

Public school board set to open doors to oft-overlooked minority

The London-area public school board is implementing a Low German pilot project at two school sites in rural Elgin County, an area that’s home to about 150 Mennonite students who speak that language. While Mennonites are often reluctant to send their children to public schools, the new plan is designed to “broaden support” for the […]

Inter Township Fire Department gets its toy drive rolling

The Inter Township Fire Department has started collecting toys and funds for its annual toy drive, which ensures that children who may otherwise go without are assured a gift under the tree on Christmas morning. Jason Hellyer, who c-chairs the toy drive with Andy Redmond, said Tuesday that toy collection boxes were placed at a […]

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 23

Stop scaring kids, just get ’em vaxxed Elementary schoolchildren may already have had a total of 15 shots against childhood diseases, so what is the problem? Stop scaring the kids; stop making ‘a mountain out of a molehill.’ Instead of all this verbiage, once parents have explained the issue to their children and have decided […]

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