Welcome to our blog The Literacy Lantern. Here we plan to shine a light for literacy.

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Where were you 40 years ago?  I was starting grade 9 at W.C.Eaket Secondary School.  I was a nervous “minor niner”.  Even the thoughts of my older family members blazing the trail for me at high school, didn’t ease my nerves.  My new...

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It has been many months since our last blog post.  Is that a good or a bad thing?  Maybe we can say that we have been too busy to write or maybe nothing has happened so we have nothing to report.  I am hoping that it is the first suggestion.  And as I...

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Here is the latest in our series of learner stories. Jack is the reason why I need to colour my hair!! He comes in to the office at least once a month with a fundraising idea. But he doesn’t expect me to do the fundraising idea alone, he works right...

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We would like to introduce you to “Sebastien”. He sat down yesterday with one of our placement students and told his story. The one thing that stands out about Sebastien is his manners. This is one respectful young man. Our placement student D...

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One of the students at Literacy Nipissing has kindly offered to share his story to help in our efforts of getting people to understand the importance of adult upgrading. This student has been coming to our centre for a few months now, and is very dedicate...

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Recently, my husband and I were heading back to North Bay after a weekend down south.  We were taking the back roads to avoid the “Southern Ontario traffic nightmare”.  We came over a hill and I yelled, “Stop!!!!!”  My husband s...

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