Gendron goes global with slopestyle

Beacher and Malvern Collegiate Institute student Sommer Gendron will soon be headed to the Czech Republic to represent Canada in the World Juniors. “[It’s] such an honour to represent Canada,” she said. “I’m really proud. I’m really excited for it.” She’s been competing for some time – she recently returned from three national competitions in […]

Students learn northern spirit at St. Patrick

Starting with aaniin, or “hello” in Ojibway, John Somosi welcomed hundreds of Grade 5 and 6 students from local Catholic schools to the ninth annual Northern Spirit Games. Somosi, a Métis who lives near Hanover, Ontario, was invited to speak and sing at the opening of the Aboriginal winter sports day, hosted Feb. 20 at […]