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French Immersion frustration

By Tanya Cronin
February 15, 2016 - 4:34pm Updated: February 15, 2016 - 5:32pm

KAMLOOPS — By early Sunday afternoon, the lineup outside Lloyd George Elementary was growing quickly. Eager parents camped out, braving the cold temperatures, all in the hopes of enrolling their child in the school's French Immersion Program.      

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B.C. overdose strategy seeks greater access to life-saving medication

By The Canadian Press
February 15, 2016 - 11:25am

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia committee that works to prevent drug overdoses in the province has released measures aimed at reducing deadly opioid overdoses across the province.

The BC Drug Overdose and Alert Partnership strategy includes several key recommendations.

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UBC board of governors votes against divestment from fossil fuel industry

By The Canadian Press
February 15, 2016 - 11:21am

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s board of governors has voted against dumping the university’s investments in fossil fuels.

The school’s finance committee brought a motion not to support divestment, but instead to create a so-called sustainable future fund.

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