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The Hobbit Inspires Grade 8 Students To Focus on Friendship When Facing Life’s Dragons

The library at Vancouver Technical Secondary School was transformed into The Shire this past Wednesday afternoon. Grade 8 students showcased their interpretation of a hobbit’s banquet based on their...

Fraser Institute gets defensive

Last November, the keynote speaker at the sold out annual gala for the Fraser Institute in Vancouver was Premier Gordon Campbell. Campbell's presence at the expensive event was remarked upon by those...

HST Rebate Seen as a Partial Victory

On Thursday, January 14th the Minister of Finance, Colin Hansen, provided some welcome news for schools, universities, and hospitals in BC. Hansen announced a new HST rebate that he says will protect...

More on Full Day Kindergarten: Who and Where?

Children who reach their fifth birthday before December 31st, 2010 are now eligible to register for kindergarten in the Vancouver School District. Schools began taking applications on November 2nd...