News Archive

22-October-2014: Launch of Pan-Canadian Rural Initiative Website, Press Release

23-September-2014: Judges love local’s literacy love letter, Cranbrook Daily Townsman

19-September-2014: Once illiterate, Bodnar wins writing contest, Alberni Valley News

19-September-2014: Essay on literacy struggle nets award for Bodnar, Alberni Valley News

19-September-2014: Literacy is Life Launch in Fred Unleeshed Column, Vancouver Courier

18-September-2014: Hope resident wins B.C. literacy contest, Hope Standard

17-September-2014: Literacy advocate makes case to MLAs, Prince George Citizen

17-September-2014: Diana Twiss on how technology can harm those with low literacy, CTV Vancouver (Video)

10-September-2014: Leona Gadsby on the state of literacy in BC, CTV Vancouver (Video)

10-September-2014: Team Trivia Challenge to support Literacy is Life, CTV Vancouver (Video)

04-September-2014: McBride short film on literacy gets provincial accolades, Rocky Mountain Goat (Valemount)

04-September-2014: Alberni woman a finalist in B.C. literacy contest, Alberni Valley News

05-September-2014: International Literacy Day celebrated on September 8, Cariboo Connector

03-September-2014: Brenda Le Clair, CEO, interviewed about the Literacy is Life campaign launch, CTV Vancouver

03-September-2014: International Literacy Day is about more than reading, Sooke News Mirror

22-August-2014: Local writer finalist in literacy contest, Cranbrook Daily Townsman

18-June-2014: Maple Ridge Literacy Group Lobbies for Stable Funding, Maple Ridge News

13-June-2014: Literacy Group’s Funding in Danger of Being Chopped, Tri-City News (Metro Vancouver)

12-June-2014: Valley Author Gives Back, Comox Valley Record

11-June-2014: What Does Literacy Mean to You? Lillooet-Bridge River News

11-June-2014: Storytime Moves Outside, Tri-City News (Metro Vancouver)

22-May-2014: Literacy organizations say federal government abandoning them, Ottawa Citizen

24-Apr-2014: Community literacy programs face cuts, Alaska Highway News

9-April-2014: Literacy cuts could spell the end of Literacy Outreach Coordinators, Chetwynd Echo

3-Apr-2014: BC reinstates literacy funding, Maple Ridge News

3-Apr-2014: Help restore literacy funding, Prince George Citizen

2-Apr-2014: Chetwynd sheltered from the impact of literacy funding cuts, Chetwynd Echo

2-Apr-2014: Quesnel’s literacy society in jeopardy, Quesnel Caribou Observer

2-Apr-2014: Literacy Alberni waits on funding decision, Alberni Valley Times

1-Apr-2014: BC backs off on literacy cuts, Salmon Arm Observer

1-Apr-2014: Literacy funding slashed, Prince George Citizen

28-Mar-2014: Literacy group frustrated with funding plan, Kamloops This Week

27-Mar-2014: Interview with LOC Fiona Clare, CBC Radio West (mp3 format)

27-Mar-2014: Funding to literacy programs slashed, Chilliwack Times

27-Mar-2014: Local community literacy funding slashed, BC Local News

26-Mar-2014: Literacy funding cuts, CFJC-TV (Kamloops) (video format)

26-Mar-2014: Massive funding cuts could mark end of local literacy programs, Saanich News

26-Mar-2014: Literacy budget cut could spell end for some groups, Goldstream News Gazette (Victoria)

26-Mar-2014: Massive funding cuts could mark end of local literacy programs, Victoria News

26-Mar-2014: Valley’s literacy funding slashed again, Cowichan News Leader Pictorial

26-Mar-2014: Funding slashed for literacy services, The Maple Ridge News

24-Mar-2014: Literacy Now funding slashed again, Cowichan News Leader Pictorial

24-Mar-2014: Community literacy funding cut in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times

23-Mar-2014: Victoria literacy organization sees bleak future, Victoria News

22-Mar-2014: Greater Victoria literacy outreach coordinators battle funding cut, Times Colonist (Victoria)

21-Mar-2014: LOC Jan Dupuis’ interview on CBC News Victoria (mp3 format)

21-Mar-2014: Literacy Program Facing Budget Cuts, CFNR (First Nations Radio)

21-Mar-2014: Provincial literacy funding cuts to have local impact, MooseFM, Fort St. John

21-Mar-2014: Literacy programs facing cutbacks, Salmon Arm Observer

20-Mar-2014: BC Liberals cutting community-based literacy programs,

20-Mar-2014: Literacy cuts (video), CHEK TV (Victoria)

20-Mar-2014: Funding for literacy programs slashed, CKNW

19-Mar-2014: Funding cuts put literacy program at risk, Eagle Valley News (Sicamous)

19-Mar-2014: Literacy group faces cuts again, Salmon Arm Observer

05-Mar-2014: Fraser Stresses Literacy Funding in Legislature, Alberni Valley Times

20-Feb-2014: Family Literacy Day 2014, Valley Sentinel (Valemount)

15-Nov-2013: MLA Report: Budget cuts put successful community literacy programs at risk, Revelstoke Current