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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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Landmark ruling comes as double edge sword for local first nations

By Jessica Lepp
January 27, 2016 - 3:58pm Updated: January 27, 2016 - 5:49pm

KAMLOOPS — First nations in Kamloops are declaring victory this week but at the unfortunate cost of the livelihood of thousands of children.

The President of the Secwepemc Child and Family Services Sandra Seymour says she was very emotional when she heard about the ruling.

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