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Homes built by students for elders take shape on Maskwacis – CBC

Construction program motivates Indigenous teens to stay in school

Jun 11, 2019

Nathaniel Bruno isn’t sure where he’d be if it wasn’t for the construction program that’s helping him earn credits toward high school graduation.

“It’s making me stay in school,” said the Grade 9 student from Ermineskin Ehpewapahk Alternate School.

“Last year wasn’t that good for me, but now I’m actually staying in school because I like it here, building houses.”

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