Head, Clara and Maria Local History
Separate School Open in Deux Rivieres
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Pembroke Daily Observer, 29 Sep 1958


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CUTTING THE RIBBON for the new Deux Rivieres bilingual separate school Sunday afternoon was Rene Houle. Behind Mr. Houle stands Rev. Brown, parish priest.

Bilingual School At Deux Rivieres

More than 100 interested spectators gathered at Deux Rivieres Sunday afternoon for the blessing and official opening of North Renfrew's newest bilingual separate.

Rene Houle, representing the Association for Bilingual Education in Ontario, cut the traditional ribbon. Rev. J. P. Brown, parish priest, blessed the new building, assisted by Rev. M. Gaudreault of Pembroke.

Father Gaudreault, speaking in French, repeated the message given by Father Brown in English that education required training of the body, soul, heart and mind.

Mr. Houle introduced department of education inspector Mr. Marou who said that children who learn both French and English from an early age have a better understanding of both languages, and therefore a better understanding of the Canadian heritage.

Mrs. Boissoneault, chairman of the board of education, spoke briefly, thanking those who had attended the ceremony and the speakers.


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Date of Original:
September 29 1958
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Loretta Boissonneault Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.25012 Longitude: -78.28284
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1958
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Pembroke Observer
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Pembroke Daily Observer
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Separate School Open in Deux Rivieres
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Separate School Open in Deux Rivieres