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Thousands of books collected during literacy week

By Tanya Cronin
January 28, 2016 - 4:48pm Updated: January 28, 2016 - 5:48pm

KAMLOOPS — It's well known that reading and writing are fundamental skills for learning in school, and have an impact on an individual's ability to succeed in life. But research shows far too many adults have low literacy skills, and fewer parents are taking the time to read to their children.

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Living with Alzheimer's disease

By Tanya Cronin
January 25, 2016 - 4:49pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 5:35pm

KAMLOOPS — It's a disease that carries with it quite a stigma.

"When you make a joke about alzheimer's disease you don't allow a person with the disease to be taken seriously," says Tara Hildebrand, Central Interior Support & Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of BC.

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Kamloops families 'Unplug and Play' at Literacy Day

By Adam Donnelly
January 25, 2016 - 3:46pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 5:38pm

KAMLOOPS — Since 1999, January 27th has been ABC Family Literacy Day in Canada. As an early celebration of the the occasion, Kamloops Early Language And Literacy Initiative held it’s 10th annual ‘Unplug And Play Family Literacy Week’ kick off event at the Henry Grube Centre.

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