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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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B.C.’s new reading czar leads the charge on child literacy

September 8, 2012

Maureen Dockendorf faces a formidable task as B.C.’s new reading superintendent. She has nine months to prove she and her newly assembled team of experts, working with primary teachers, can effect a significant improvement in a stubborn statistic that suggests one third of young B.C. students aren’t reading as well as expected. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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High-ranking Hells Angel facing drug charges

August 28, 2012

The Vice-President of the Kelowna Hells Angels faces charges along with three others after a 20-month investigation  that stretched to Panama and Mexico and also involved a search of five locations in BC. David Giles was arrested Saturday at a Burnaby casino and is charged with conspiracy to import and traffic 500 kilograms of cocaine, [...]

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Province fires Cowichan Valley school board for passing deficit

July 3, 2012

Education Minister expels trustees and appoints Surrey superintendent after board plays politics and budget falls $ 3.7-million short globeandmail – British Columbia

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