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City of Prince George hopes for Royal visit

July 25, 2013
City of Prince George hopes for Royal visit

A central BC city is celebrating the arrival of George, the newest member of the royal family. The mayor of Prince George says residents are honoured to share the same name. “We’ve got a book of well-wishes set up at City Hall and we’re also going to have a crib set up. We want people [...]

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Surrey parents push for new school

April 16, 2013

Concerned parents held a day of action today because of overcrowding at their kids school. Bob Holmes says kids at Earl Marriott Secondary School in Surrey are used to crowded hallways and gyms.  His daughter is a grade eight student there and he says the problem is getting worse every year. “We’ve got way too [...]

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At 94, the King of Swing Dal Richards brings Christmas to babies at St. Paul’s

December 22, 2012

When he was in his 30s, big band leader Dal Richards would stop in and see his tiny daughter in the preemie ward at St. Paul’s Hospital before heading to his weekly show at the Hotel Vancouver’s Panorama Roof. Six decades later, the 94-year-old King of Swing is still regularly visiting the maternity ward — [...]

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New West. parents seek financial review of school district

November 16, 2012
New West. parents seek financial review of school district

Parents of New Westminster Secondary School students say they want the provincial government to review the school district’s finances to determine why the school board keeps running unexpected deficits. CBC | British Columbia News

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New West parents ask province for help

November 16, 2012

Parents at New Westminster Secondary have made it official: they have no faith in the school district to manage its finances. The district has run a deficit in three of the last 11 years, with the latest hitting 2.8 million dollars. The Parent Advisory Council has passed a motion of no confidence, and asked provincial [...]

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