Raise-A-Reader: With golf tournaments on hold, fundraising foundation turned to one man and a bike

Credit to Author: Shawn Conner| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 16:00:38 +0000

When COVID put the kibosh on its annual golf tournament, the Forest Legacy Foundation looked for another way to raise money for literacy awareness. Enter Matt Clayton. “We were thinking, ‘Well, we’ve got to do something to raise money.’ I threw my hand up and said, ‘Why don’t we ride bikes? Why don’t see how […]

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Raise-A-Reader: Bookworm Friends bridge generations through reading

Credit to Author: Shawn Conner| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:30:41 +0000

Although a grandmother with some experience reading to young ones, Margaret Reveley was “a little intimidated at first” when she became a Bookworm Friend. “I think some people in the program have an education background,” said the 65-year-old Chilliwack resident. “I do not, and I was wondering how this was going to work for us.” […]

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Daphne Bramham: Changing B.C.'s Dickensian-era child labour laws is worth celebrating

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 22:40:39 +0000

For decades, British Columbia had the worst child labour laws in North America. That’s changing and worth celebrating this Labour Day.

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Struggling to get your children to communicate? Tips to get them talking

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 23:51:27 +0000

Engaging in meaningful conversation with your children is a great way to connect and build stronger relationships. It can help you gain insight into your child’s inner world and get to know them in a more meaningful way. 

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Struggling to get your children to communicate? Tips to get kids talking

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 23:51:27 +0000

Engaging in meaningful conversation with your children is a great way to connect and build stronger relationships. It can help you gain insight into your child’s inner world and get to know them in a more meaningful way.  However, with differences in personalities, age and culture, on top of busy schedules, it can be challenging […]

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B.C. kids sent away for heart transplants after staff conflicts force B.C. Children's Hospital to suspend program

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:15:44 +0000

An internal conflict between two heart surgeons has left B.C. Children’s Hospital’s heart transplant program in disarray, forcing families out of province for treatment

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