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Lorette Taekwondo Students Bring Home Hardware

Back row: Lionel Bernier (Instructor), Elisabeth Fust (Assistant Instructor). Master Michael Tam, Aaron Bernier (Instructor & Coach), Edric Comia (Coach) and Casia Schreyer. Second row: Adison Paul, Gaiden Bernier, Rya Bernier, Kieran Oman, Charlie Tardiff, Carter Tardiff Front row: Grayson Wiebe, Isabella Joyce, Julien Comia. Supplied photo.

On January 19, ten students of the Lorette Branch of Spirit 1 Taekwondo Academy competed in the 7th annual Winter Classic Taekwondo Tournament at West Kildonan Collegiate in Winnipeg. The students ranging in age from 7 to 31 years, hold white to red belts. Three of the competitors are young students holding the rank of 1st Poom Black Belt. According to Lionel Bernier, Instructor with Spirit 1 Taekwondo Academy Lorette Branch, the Lorette Spirit 1 team of competitors contributed 10 medals to the overall total of 44 won by the Spirit 1 Taekwondo Academy.

Coming home with medals were: Rya Bernier, who won two Silver Medals, Carter Tardiff who a Silver in pattern competition and Bronze in sparring. Isabella Joyce earned a won Silver in sparring and Bronze in patterns, Adison Paul won two Bronze Medals, Gaiden Bernier won Bronze in patterns, and Kieran Oman won Bronze in sparring. This was the second second tournament of a four tournament series aptly named the Ultimate Taekwondo Super Series at the end of which, series champions will be named in 10 categories, along with a club champion.



Bonspiel Well Attended

Serving the Community of Lorette

Free Public Skate – Weekly Sunday’s 12:00pm – 1pm Toboggan run and outdoor rink open as per park hours.

from 10-3 PM. Ages: 16+ Cost: $35.00. Please register in person at the library with payment. 1082 Dawson Road, Lorette, MB Telephone: 204-878-9488 Email:

Seine River Minor Ball

Seine River SD

Lorette Community Complex

For more information and to register, please visit our website We invite players of all ages, all skill levels at all ages are welcome. Everyone plays! We typically play weekdays in May and June. Players from Lorette, Ile des Chenes, St. Adolphe, and Grande Pointe welcomed.

From January 23-27, the Lorette Curling Club played host to numerous teams for a fun Open Bibliothèque Taché Bonspiel. Teams from all over southern Manitoba participated in February is I Love to Read the event. The team who took A Month. Side was Gilles and Lucille Upcoming events: Brunette with Natalie and Luc Introduction to Metis Needle Audette. Beading @ Library. February 9

February 8 - PD Day - no classes. Louis Riel Day – February 18 – No classes March 22-29 - Spring Break SRSD Board of Trustees Meeting – February 5 and February 26 at 7:30 PM

Planning - 7PM to 10PM

Notre Dame de Lorette English Mass takes place Saturday Evenings at 5 PM the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of month: French Mass takes place on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of month. Sunday Mass services are at 9:00 AM in English ; and 11:00 AM in French.

Community Meals Tuesdays - 5-8 PM Club des Bles d’or

New Horizons Seniors

Tache Foodbank

Play cards, Scrabble and more. Drop in Tuesdays 1 - 5 pm at Foyer Notre Dame Lorette, 12 St. Amant Ave. Contact Iris 204-8783552.

Families or individuals requiring assistance can call the Tache Food Bank 204-878-3552. Located in the back of Thrifty Treasures.

RM of Tache

Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 330 Dawson

LUD of Lorette – February 5 9AM to 3 PM Regular meeting – February 9 9AM to 5PM February 19 - 4-6PM

Are you 12 -18? Looking for something fun to do every Thursday night 6:30 - 9:30 PM? FREE Dawson Trail School





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Bibliothèque Tache Library

Serving the Community of Lorette

Tache Fire Chief Retires after 17 Year Career

September - June Regular Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 4:30PM-8:30PM Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM FREE membership for Tache residents. FEBRUARY IS


After 17 years as a volunteer firefighter, several served as District Fire Chief for the Tache Fire Department,

René Gougeon has hung up his helmet. L: Photo by Marianne Curtis R: Supplied by RM of Tache.

The Tache Fire Department Station #1 Lorette has lost one of their long time volunteers after the recent retirement of District Fire Chief René Gougeon. Gougeon announced his retirement at the beginning of January after seventeen years of service. “Being a firefighter in Lorette will stay with me forever, with lasting memories and friendships,” Gougeon stated. Gougeon thanks his wife and family for the sacrifices they had to make to ensure his success. “I'd also like to thank all the other firefighters, past and present, who have been part of this journey with me,” he added. “The RM of Taché is very lucky to have such a great group of dedicated women and men who help protect and serve their communities.” RM of Tache councilor and fellow fire fighter Steve Stein says that Gougeon will be greatly missed by the entire department. Do you know a deserving volunteer? Nominate them for this recognition by emailing their story and a photo



Lorette Thrifty Treasures

Wildlife Haven Fishing Derby Raises Funds for Pelicans

On January 26, approximately 100 brave ice fishing participants took to the ice in Lockport to help raise funds for Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre. The Pelican Ice-Fishing Derby was held to raise funds for the care and upkeep of several pelicans currently wintering at the centre. “The energy last Saturday was amazing! We were blown away by the success of the

event! Despite the freezing cold temperature, we had 100 brave participants come out to fish!” Stated a spokesperson. “We want to thank every single one of you for your participation and time.” Over $2,000 was raised to help feed the two pelicans for the rest of the winter. The largest catch of the day was a 20 inch walleye.

LORETTE COMETS Feb. 07, 2019 8:00 PM @ St. Jean Feb. 09, 2019 8:00 PM @ Lorette CC VS St. Adolphe


by Michelle McEwan

Monday-Friday 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM 2nd & 4th Saturdays 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Located in the old RM of Tache building.

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Lorette Living - February 2019 - Volume 1 Issue 2  

Celebrating the community of Lorette!

Lorette Living - February 2019 - Volume 1 Issue 2  

Celebrating the community of Lorette!