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Adopt-a-School: There is a dire need for people to be helped

Adopt-a-School: There is a dire need for people to be helped

Raymond Louie may have risen from the mailroom to the boardroom in the last 30 years — dumping his overalls for a suit and tie — but he has kept...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Nanaimo-Ladysmith alternative education program gets a helping hand

Adopt-A-School: Nanaimo-Ladysmith alternative education program gets a helping hand

Entrepreneur Barj Dhahan has a long history of helping students Vancouver businessman Barj Dhahan was moved when he recently read a Nanaimo principal’s comment that he regarded every child in...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Donations support Indigenous learning at Vancouver school

Adopt-A-School: Donations support Indigenous learning at Vancouver school

To be a non-Aboriginal principal of Vancouver’s only Indigenous-focus school — χpey̓ Elementary on Hastings Street near Victoria — Rose McKenzie is having to delve deep into her almost four...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Surrey’s Wraparound program changes lives

Adopt-A-School: Surrey’s Wraparound program changes lives

“If it wasn’t for (Safe Schools) I feel like I’d still be getting into trouble. They have helped me calm down. I was getting into too many fights.” — An...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Thank you for the support and happy holidays

Adopt-A-School: Thank you for the support and happy holidays

Christmas Eve is the most sentimental day of the year and the one that carries the most emotional freight. For months TV and radio have been consumed with convincing us...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Small corner of closed Nanaimo school is thriving, but students need a hand

Adopt-A-School: Small corner of closed Nanaimo school is thriving, but students need a hand

NANAIMO — Google Woodlands Secondary School and the search engine will come up with the message ‘ Permanently closed’ which is only partially correct. Most of this old, worn out,...

2019/2020

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Old Yale Road: Emergency Food

Old Yale Road: Emergency Food

Old Yale Road Elementary is asking The Vancouver Sun Children's Fund for $10,000 to provide emergency non-perishable food items to those most in need to get them through the weekend and school breaks....

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χpey̓ Elementary: Enhanced Services

χpey̓ Elementary: Enhanced Services

χpey̓ is the only Indigenous Choice school for the Vancouver School District. Families and caregivers send their children to be immersed and learn via aboriginal ways of knowing, being, and...

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ELL Welcome Centre: Expressive Arts

ELL Welcome Centre: Expressive Arts

ELL Welcome Centre is asking The Vancouver Sun Children's Fund for $6,000 to provide an arts therapy program for youth who may be struggling with trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, homesickness and/or connecting with their new life in Canada....

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