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Ottawa-area based SchoolBOX recognizes Ottawa Councillor Diane Deans as its 500th international volunteer in Nicaragua

_ (via SchoolBox) _ On International Women’s Day, SchoolBOX is proud to announce that its 500th international volunteer in Nicaragua is Ottawa Councillor Diane Deans. She was part of an all-women volunteer team in February 2016 in Nicaragua. This team helped construct the 76th classroom for the Almonte-based charity with funds raised in Ottawa. ...

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Ever thought about getting an MBA? Here's an event for you...

[ ](http://www.thembatour.com/events/ottawa.html?partnerid=ottawastart) If you’ve ever thought about getting an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree, there’s an event in Ottawa on November 10 that you should check out. ** [ The MBA Tour ](http://www.thembatour.com/events/ottawa.html?partnerid=ottawastart) ** is an independent and high quality information source that brings together admissions directors from the world’s top graduate business schools in North America, including Queen’s, McGill, Schulich, Rotman, and more. ...

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Visit the Library at Maker Faire® Ottawa!

Are you attending Maker Faire® Ottawa, taking place November 7 and 8 at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park? The Ottawa Public Library will be presenting two events you won’t want to miss! LEGO ® Robotics: Sue Considine, from the Fayetteville Free Library in New York, talks about LEGO® Robotics and Girls STEM Camps, programming that has contributed to FFL’s reputation as a leader in informal, community based STEM Learning and Making. ...

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Local Ottawa Duo Recognized by Scholastic & Usher's New Look #BIGGERTHAN Book List

Reading can help children surpass their own expectations and overcome obstacles. When children find the right book at the right time, the world opens, and everything becomes possible. In conjunction with Scholastic’s “Open a World of Possible” reading initiative and Usher’s New Look BIGGERTHAN Words initiative, the “ BIGGERTHAN Booklist Challenge ” gave students in grades 3–8 the opportunity to actively connect with and share the power of reading in their lives. ...

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Oxford Learning Launches Its Newest Literacy Program for Four- to Six-Year-Olds

Oxford Learning’s newest program, targeting kids transitioning to Grade 1, launched this week. R.E.A.D. Elite (Reading Excellence and Academic Development) is an academic-based early reading program designed to give Canadian children between the ages of four and six a strong foundation in literacy before beginning formal schooling. ...

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