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Chilliwack school board superintendent recommends scrapping Bible distribution

November 13, 2012

It might not mean the end of Bibles in local public schools, but superintendent Evelyn Novak is recommending the Chilliwack school board scrap a regulation that endorses the distribution of Gideon Youth Testaments to Grade 5 students with parental consent. In a brief report included in the board’s public meeting agenda for today, Novak recommends [...]

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Chilliwack school board superintendent recommends scrapping Bible distribution

November 13, 2012
Chilliwack school board superintendent recommends scrapping Bible distribution

It might not mean the end of Bibles in local public schools, but superintendent Evelyn Novak is recommending the Chilliwack school board scrap a regulation that endorses the distribution of Gideon Youth Testaments to Grade 5 students with parental consent. Global TV BC News

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Chilliwack parent asks government to stop distribution of Gideon Bibles in schools

October 29, 2012

A Chilliwack parent has appealed to Education Minister Don McRae to stop the local school district’s practice of allowing Gideons International to distribute religious material in schools, saying it violates a B.C. law requiring public schools to be strictly secular. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Parent who complained about Bibles in Chilliwack schools goes silent

October 28, 2012

A parent who caused a stir this week by complaining about the distribution of Gideon Bibles in Chilliwack public schools said he’s re-thinking his campaign to stop the practice after getting “nasty” letters from those who disagree with him. Richard Ajabu said he was declining media requests for interviews and taking a few days break [...]

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RCMP: No evidence theft of antique Bibles from church in Hope was an ‘inside job’

July 1, 2012
RCMP: No evidence theft of antique Bibles from church in Hope was an ‘inside job’

Police say there is no evidence to suggest that the theft of three antique Bibles from Christ Church National Historic site in Hope was an ‘inside job,’ even though there are few signs of a forced entry. Global TV BC News

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