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The VLC is much more than an "online library." It provides Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship resources, as well as technical help, and reliable information for student research and work.

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Canada 150 Guide

Canada 150

Click the image above to see the Canada 150 guide, with links to school photos, resources, contests, event calendars and more!

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Diwali 2017

This year Diwali, the festival of lights, is on Thursday, October 19. It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. Learn about why and how Diwali is celebrated.

Resources for Teachers and Librarians

Teacher-Librarian Anna Crosland has compiled a variety of Diwali resources for students on the George Vanier Elementary School Learning Commons blog.

Women's History Month 2017

Celebrate Women's History Month

Why is Women's History Month important? 

Canadian women weren't considered to be "persons" in the eyes of the law until October 18, 1929. That was only 88 years ago. Many people's grandparents are that age.

Photo of graffiti, with text: Make your mark #ClaimYourPlace

Courtesy of the Status of Women Canada website.

It is important that we remember the women who have shaped us and recognize those who make positive change today. The magazine Voice lists women change makers. Who is and who is not included in this list? Why?

ADHD Awareness Month 2017

October is ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD is a medical neurobiological disorder, included in the field of mental health. For more information about ADHD, please visit the ADHD Info page provided by the Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (Caddac).


Strategies for Teachers and Students

Our Safe and Accepting Schools LibGuide provides resources for teachers regarding various learning disabilities.

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