• Northern B.C. apprenticeship students faring well

    DAWSON CREEK – Northern B.C. apprenticeship graduates are earning more per hour than their counterparts in other parts of the province, according to a Ministry of  Advanced Education (MAE) news release. “This survey confirms that northern apprenticeship...

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  • SD60, SD59 schools receiving safety upgrades

    DAWSON CREEK – Four South Peace schools are receiving $818,500 in total from the provincial government, for improvements to safety and health systems. Dawson Creek Secondary School, Tumbler Ridge Secondary, Chetwynd Secondary and McLeod Elementary are all...

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  • New scholarships for Aboriginal women and others in oil-and-gas industry training

    DAWSON CREEK – A new funding stream for students at Northern Lights College (NLC) has been created in the form of a $9,000 annual commitment from Storm Resources. The fund will be broken into five different awards...

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  • Dance Unbounded in Dawson Creek will help give confidence to children with disabilities

    DAWSON CREEK – When 19-year-old Dawson Creek native Jaime Rogers returned home from Edmonton to complete her practicum in special education, she looked around for something to keep her busy. She noticed a gap in programming for...

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  • Local Parent Advisory Committees to receive B.C. gaming grants

    DAWSON CREEK – School Districts 59 and 60 Parent Advisory Committees (PACs) and District Parent Advisory Committees (DPACs) will be sharing over $180,000 in Provincial gaming grants this year. Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender...

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  • Dawson Creek students get Paralympic mentorship

    DAWSON CREEK – Some Dawson Creek elementary school students will be benefitting from the mentorship of Paralympic athletes this year through the Classroom Champions program. The program, which will be taking place at Parkland Elementary School and...

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  • School District 59 getting ready for the new B.C. curriculum

    DAWSON CREEK – Around 3,500 students will be returning to school this week in the South Peace, and this year will see many of them exposed to varying versions of a new Provincial curriculum which is being...

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  • New MOE certification will train skilled trades professionals to teach K-12

    DAWSON CREEK – The Ministry of Education (MOE), through the British Columbia Teacher’s Council, is offering a new certificate which will allow certain skilled trades professionals to be qualified to teach their trades at the kindergarten to...

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  • Local credit union gives $1,200 grant to children born later than 2007

    DAWSON CREEK – Children born later than 2007 in Dawson Creek, Tumbler Ridge, and Chetwynd are eligible for a $1,200 Provincial grant through Lake View Credit Union, to be put towards their education. Parents have three years,...

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  • SD60 board discusses upgrades and facility shortfalls

    FORT ST. JOHN – School District 60 had its first board meeting of the school year on Monday, August 31. The board talked about a variety of topics for the upcoming 2015/16 school year. Among the items raised...

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