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Education Reporter and Books Editor — Vancouver Sun

Education reporter and Books editor at Vancouver Sun.

Low dollar equals ‘bargain’ Vancouver real estate for international buyers

vancouversun.com — The low dollar, the interest rate cut and the recovery of the American economy should mean good news for the real estate markets in most places in B.C., experts say. But the plummeting cost of oil and the resulting instability of the Canadian economy could hurt domestic demand and spell bad news for resort areas such as the Okanagan, which rely on people from Alberta buying vacation homes.

Nearly $200 m in cost pressures face schools, ministry briefing notes say

blogs.vancouversun.com — School districts in B.C. will be facing more than $192 in cost pressures as they sit down to approve their budgets this spring. That estimated shortfall, which adds up to four per cent of the total $4.725-billion education budget, was arrived at by the B.C. Association of School Business Officials and reported in a Freedom...

Graduate Peter Allard donates $30 million to UBC law school

vancouversun.com — Peter A. Allard has donated $30 million to the University of B.C.'s law school, the largest gift ever to a Canadian law school, the university said in a news release.

First hints about new graduation requirements are out

blogs.vancouversun.com — The new secondary school graduation requirements for B.C. students will include both provincial and personalized elements, according to a "proposed directions" document. The curriculum will be created so that it can be taught in both traditional one-subject courses and in interdisciplinary courses or programs that combine more than one subject area.

British Columbia seeks to standardize school safety plans

vancouversun.com — The province is working to standardize school safety plans to avoid confusion when multiple police forces respond to an emergency.

Liberals reject Jodie Emery as Vancouver East candidate

vancouversun.com — Pardon my schadenfreude. No one likes to see the job loss that the plummet in oil prices has caused in Alberta, or the effect that plummet will have on real people, there and here. But the corrective effect it's having on our neighbour's hubris? I admit to my mean-spiritedness.

Target’s entry to Canada was a ‘fiasco’

vancouversun.com — While vacated Target stores in large urban centres will likely be snapped up by new tenants and reopened within a year or two, stores in smaller more suburban areas could sit empty much longer, a commercial real estate expert said.

Option of closing Vancouver schools may be back on the table

vancouversun.com — What could Riverview look like in the future? That's the question being asked by BC Housing as it undertakes a public vision process to determine how the landmark 244-acre property will be used.

Option of closing Vancouver schools may be back on the table

vancouversun.com — What could Riverview look like in the future? That's the question being asked by BC Housing as it undertakes a public vision process to determine how the landmark 244-acre property will be used.

Trust fund will help former B.C. foster children

vancouversun.com — Children and youth in government care born after 2007 will have access to a trust fund to pursue educational goals after high school, the Ministry of Advanced Education said Monday. The trust fund was announced as new statistics released by the Ministry of Children and Family Development confirm the dire outcomes for this group of people.
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Jan 26, 2015

RT @SUCCESSCanada: Great turnout again @Learning and the Brain Conference.Thx 4 partnership w/ @RichmondSD38 @Richmond_BC&all supporters ht…

Jan 26, 2015

University of B.C. profs vote on proposal to divest school's endowment from fossil fuels #bced vancouversun.com/news/metro/Uni…

Jan 26, 2015

Students 'mindful' of living in moment are less stressed, more successful, UBC study finds #bced vancouversun.com/news/metro/Stu…

Jan 22, 2015

Nearly $200 m in cost pressures face schools, ministry briefing notes say #bced shar.es/1bA6lT via @sharethis

Jan 22, 2015

RT @Kehyslop: My piece on @TheTyee: There's a Population Boom South of the Fraser River, But #bcpse Isn't Keeping Pace thetyee.ca/News/2015/01/2… #bced

Jan 22, 2015

RT @bryanjack: Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education | MOOC being offered through UBC, begins January 27th edx.org/course/reconci… #tiegrad #bced

Jan 21, 2015

First hints about new graduation requirements emerge #bced shar.es/1blGhC via @sharethis

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