January 23, 2018

The Education Community is mourning the death of a prominent Vancouver Early Learning expert

A UBC researcher and expert in early learning has passed away. Vancouver School Board Chair Patti Bacchus says Dr. Clyde Hertzman was a leader in research and education regarding the impacts of poverty on early learning -- and on early childhood education in general. She says Hertzman was well-known to everyone in the educational community. "And I … [Read more...]

BC fire chiefs offer condolences to those mourning loss of New York firefighters

Fire chiefs here in BC are offering their condolences to the families and colleagues of the firefighters killed in Webster, New York. Fire Chiefs' Association of BC President, Len Garis calls the circumstances around the deaths extremely tragic. He adds firefighters know that risk is inherent to the job, but says this is something no one ever … [Read more...]