On June 21st, we’ll be at the “Euro Zone” luxury car exhibit held by the BC Interior Porsche Club and high-end auto repair shop, Motor Werke. First rate photographer, Steve Fairfield, will be on hand to take your picture,… Read More
Steve MacNaull | Kelowna Daily Courier
Brandy Twist and her two young sons settle down on the couch and she starts reading Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham to them.Nothing unusual there. After all, the book is a children’s rhyming… Read More
Reading to your kids might help them earn an extra half a million dollars.
During a lifetime, a male with higher literacy skills makes an extra $585,000 and a female $683,000.
This is Family Literacy Week in B.C., a good… Read More
The modern economy requires more of a job-seeker than having a few skills and knowing how to fill in an application.
Most vocations demand college or technical training. To enrol for a program — especially a popular one, such… Read More
Today was a great day. Not only was it the day of the annual national campaign for Raise a Reader, but it was a morning of engaging with the public and answering questions about a charitable cause first hand.
Asking… Read More
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Many thanks to the Porsche Club of America – BC Interior Region; Motor Werke; South Okanagan Motor Sports Corporation, and Robert Sinneave, founding member of Area 27 Racing Circuit, for organizing… Read More
Last year, we conducted a survey of our dedicated volunteer tutors. During the past year, about 125 tutors provided individual instruction in many different areas of literacy to over 470 learners. Tutors often express enormous satisfaction with their volunteer experience… Read More
Globe & Mail
September 7, 2012
Literacy: Don’t take it for granted.
Craig Alexander, senior vice-president and chief economist at TD Bank Group.
Literacy, if we need to be reminded, is the great enabler that allows individuals to unlock their… Read More