Laurentian University to receive $200K from a posthumous donation

Laurentian University to receive $200K from a posthumous donation

Wyona Thompson, a university alumna who passed away in June 2021, is donating the funds to support full-time students in the Bachelor of Education programs in both English and French. Photo supplied Wyona Thompson, a university alumna who passed away in June 2021, is donating the funds to support full-time students in the Bachelor of Education programs in both English and French. Photo supplied

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has nominated Ontario judge Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada. (Credit: University of Ottawa)

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