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Education Reporter and Books Editor — Vancouver Sun

Education reporter and Books editor at Vancouver Sun.

Two Okanagan parks have been given First Nation names

vancouversun.com — Haynes Point and Okanagan Falls provincial parks have been renamed with their traditional First Nation place names in the nxyilscen (Okanagan) language.

Women become warriors to send B.C. kids to camp

vancouversun.com — Leora Shipley runs through an ice bath, walks a balance beam, and mounts a climbing wall in the Woman 2 Warrior race each year for her son. Nathan Shipley has cerebral palsy, a physical movement disorder that means he can't use his legs or hands very well.

Book review: West Coast artist Roy Henry Vickers’ vibrant art brings legend to life in Orca Chief

vancouversun.com — By Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd Harbour Publishing West Coast artist Roy Henry Vickers and Robert "Lucky" Budd have created a third children's book that combines Vickers' vibrant and beautiful art and an ancient but timeless First Nations legend.

West Vancouver flipping popular during hot real estate market

vancouversun.com — The hot real estate market is generating a frenzy of interest in property flipping in affluent West Vancouver as speculators turn big profits in only a few months.

Hot real estate market spurs flurry of flipping in West Vancouver

vancouversun.com — The hot real estate market is generating a frenzy of interest in property flipping in affluent West Vancouver as speculators turn big profits in only a few months.

Hot real estate market spurs flurry of flipping in West Vancouver

vancouversun.com — The hot real estate market is generating a frenzy of interest in property flipping in affluent West Vancouver as speculators turn big profits in only a few months.

Vulnerable girl died less than a year after being cut off foster care

vancouversun.com — Paige was cut off foster care on her 19th birthday in May 2012. Her possessions were packed into garbage bags and dumped at a school she no longer attended. Later, she was driven to an apartment in a building for Vancouver-area youth at risk. Within a year, she was dead.

Affordability ticks up in Metro Vancouver with minor slip in mortgage rates

vancouversun.com — Despite rising prices for single-family homes, affordability is up very slightly across Metro Vancouver as some of the major banks lowered their five-year interest rates during the first quarter of 2015, the UDI/Vancity Housing Affordability Index shows.

Langara Journalism department turns 50

blogs.vancouversun.com — Langara's Journalism department is turning 50 this year. It's celebrating by hosting a reunion party on Friday night and a presentation by Toronto Star investigative reporter Kevin Donovan Thursday night. The school is the oldest journalism program in Western Canada, beginning in 1965 at Vancouver City College.

Age of distraction means people need breaks from technology, social media expert says

blogs.vancouversun.com — People should plan "phone vacations" and take regular breaks from technology, social media expert Jesse Miller told hundreds of school administrators this week. Miller was speaking Wednesday at a national conference for school principals and vice-principals called Connecting Leaders: Inspiring Learning. He shared many strategies for school leaders to better understand and work in the...
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May 15, 2015

RT @loriculbert: When Paige OD'd in April 2013 no one investigated. Not Mcfd or the coroner or the health care system. #bcpoli pic.twitter.com/qGVXZLr4VG

May 15, 2015

RT @loriculbert: Paige was left for years in a situation that no person would think is ok for their child but no one acted #bcpoli pic.twitter.com/mAwtCqkTyU

May 15, 2015

Vulnerable girl died less than a year after being cut off foster care. She attended 16 schools in her life. #bced vancouversun.com/life/Vulnerabl…

May 15, 2015

Lots of material in this tragic story of a young life ended too soon is relevant for #bced vancouversun.com/life/Paige+chi…

May 14, 2015

RT @LJ50th: ONLY FIVE HOURS LEFT to buy your #LJ50 celebration tickets! Make sure you represent your newsroom at the party! TIX: bit.ly/1GTONGY

May 14, 2015

RT @fabulavancouver: Dear Langara Journalism grads. It is our sacred duty to out-social media the #bcitbroadcast50 crew this Friday, when we have our 50th. #LJ50

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