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VIDEO: Making a Big Impact in a Small Community

Charmead Schella believes that Literacy is Life. As a literacy outreach coordinator in Port Alberni and the Executive Director for the Literacy Alberni Society she is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning … and she is making a difference in her community! Charmead Schella grew up in the shadow of her father – literally. John Schella was a… Read more

Family Literacy Materials

Interested in giving the best literacy development to your children? One of our most popular resources, LEAP promotes healthy child development.  Designed for families, caregivers and early learning practitioners, LEAP is a great way to engage and inspire young children to move, plan and learn. Access LEAP here…

Changing Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

There are few people in British Columbia who haven’t heard of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver.  One of Vancouver’s most infamous areas, consisting of the city’s first urban neighbourhoods – Gastown, Chinatown, Japantown and Strathcona – it is often referred to as Vancouver’s poorest postal code.  The area is featured prominently in news stories… Read more