Sudbury briefs: Kindergarten registration; Federal money for Charles

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Register for kindergarten at CSC Nouvelon schools

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Junior and senior kindergarten registration in Conseil Catholic School Nouvelon schools is ongoing. Parents wishing to learn more about the schools in their community are invited to communicate with their French-language Catholic school. Children born in 2018 who will start school in September 2022, as well as children born in 2017 who are presently homeschooled, will be invited to take part in the Welcome to Kindergarten event, to take place in May and June in all CSC Nouvelon elementary schools .

Discover the many benefits of attending a French-language Catholic school. CSC Nouvelon schools offer full special needs programs; a quality English-language program starting in Grade 4 to ensure sustainable bilingualism; a curriculum instilled with Catholic values; access to state-of-the-art technology; and an environment that nurtures and promotes a sense of Francophone culture and identity. Students also attain superior academic results and graduate with a high level of bilingualism, along with a solid grasp of the French language.

CSC Nouvelon welcomes children of Canadian citizens or immigrants whose first language learned and still understood is French, as well as children of Canadian citizens whose grandparents’ first language was French. Children from immigrant families where the parents speak neither French nor English are also eligible.

For more information and a complete list of CSC Nouvelon’s elementary schools, please visit

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Feds invest $50,000 in Charles

The town of St.-Charles will receive $50,000 through the federal government’s Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) to improve the management of municipal assets.

The program is designed to give municipalities the tools needed to develop cost-effective maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and replacement activities plans to extend the lifecycle of major assets, from roads and buildings, to wastewater systems. It uses reliable data and practices to provide, training funding and information sharing key to municipal success.

This will allow St.-Charles to make data-driven decisions about key infrastructure and ensure long-term performance.

Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre announced the funding in a release.

“Through the Municipal Asset Management Program, our government is helping St-Charles acquire what they need to effectively manage their assets and improve the quality in Nickel Belt-Greater Sudbury,” Serre said

The investment builds on other initiatives in the town, including $31,000 through the Healthy Community Initiative Fund to support the creation of picnic areas near local waterbodies, and $160,000 through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream towards the Community Arena.

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