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Best Buy donates musical instruments, bringing rock’n’roll to Burnaby school

Best Buy donates musical instruments, bringing rock’n’roll to Burnaby school

The well-to-do can wear jeans full of holes but for a poor boy jeans ripped almost to the crotch and held together by pins and embarrassment are a stigma, not...

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Surrey breakfast program gives kids food for thought

Surrey breakfast program gives kids food for thought

In September, the Surrey school district took the hesitant step of providing a breakfast – of sorts – to almost 600 hungry children in eight inner-city schools where the poverty...

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Surrey breakfast program feeding hungry students, keeping them in school

Surrey breakfast program feeding hungry students, keeping them in school

“A six-year-old that’s hungry is not a pretty picture.” Pat Horstead’s observation, which creates the disturbing image of childhood cuteness distorted by want, came Wednesday in a small cupboard of...

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From bombs to books; Indomitable spirit of ESL students inspired principal to write book

From bombs to books; Indomitable spirit of ESL students inspired principal to write book

From the outside, Edmonds community school looks like an ordinary neighbourhood school. But inside, it is a microcosm. Four out of five students were born outside Canada, more than half...

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