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Politician Bob Simpson slams peers for private-sector business photo-ops

November 23, 2012

The independent MLA for Cariboo North has called for an end to politicians participating in private-sector business announcements. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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School officials: young suicide victim didn’t fall through the cracks

October 12, 2012

Officials at the Maple Ridge school district want to assure parents they have several programs in place to prevent bullying, but they also need their help. This, after a 15-year-old girl killed herself this week after repeated taunts and threats from her peers. District spokeswoman Irena Pochop reiterates what we’ve heard from school officials: there [...]

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B.C. educators get lessons about school violence as part of anti-bullying initiative

September 15, 2012

A risk-assessment expert is helping B.C. schools identify the telltale signs of danger before troubled students act on violent impulses. Kevin Cameron told educators, social workers, parents and police on Friday that hints of danger can be found by searching Facebook, rooting through lockers, examining written assignments and talking to peers of students whose behaviour [...]

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West Van students learn to navigate social media through ‘digital literacy’ programs

September 7, 2012

Like many of his peers at Caulfeild elementary school these days, Branson Laires is something of a young tech savant, at least compared to his parents. Internet technology plays an integral role in the 6th-grader’s academic life, whether it is exchanging ideas and materials with his classmates on the district’s internal social media network or [...]

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Video: 21-year-old bikes across Canada to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer

September 4, 2012

College student Kieren Britton has a summer vacation story that will trump the stories of her peers globeandmail – British Columbia

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