April 1, 2004 -
Elementary students Stephanie Laplante (left), and Katrina Hickey representing the Rainbow District and Sudbury Catholic District School Boards celebrated National Heritage Day at the Greater Sudbury Public Library recently. The students accompanied by school staff and parents|
from Ernie Checkeris Public School and Marymount Academy exchanged information on Canadian history and Canada’s cultural heritage. Shirley O’Neil, Chair of the Sudbury Regional Historica Heritage Fair stated that, “By gathering to celebrate National Heritage Day we hope to remind Sudburians to take pride in the city’s accomplishments with respect to its cultural mosaic, family heritage, and industrial history.” The National Heritage Day celebration also helped promote the Sudbury Regional Historica Heritage Fair which will take place this spring at Laurentian University, May 6 and 7, 2004. School boards participating in the fair are: Conseil scolaire du district du Grand Nord de l’Ontario; the Rainbow District School Board; and the Sudbury Catholic District School Board.