Episode 4: Inclusion 2.0: Teaching to Diversity

 January 17, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

Teaching to Diversity is not more work but it is different work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhVubvBiEJ0

ELA Course Structure

 January 17, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

This video discusses the redesigned course structure of the ELA curriculum and the inclusion of the Core Competencies and student choice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRth5KcM4DI

British Columbians to benefit from more treatment options

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

British Columbians living with certain chronic conditions, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and severe asthma, now have more treatment options available to them to better manage their condition.Seven limited coverage drugs are now available under the PharmaCare Special Authority program:glatiramer acetate (Glatect) and rituximab (Rituxan) for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis; rotigotine (Neupro) for the treatment of advanced stage Parkinson’s; mepolizumab …

Calgary Flames to retire Jarome Iginla’s jersey on March 2, 2019 – Kamloops Blazers

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports /  No Comments

  It felt like a matter of when, not if, Jarome Iginla’s classic number 12 would be retired by the Calgary Flames. Thursday, the National Hockey League club set a date for it to take place as the former Western Hockey League star will see his jersey raised to the rafters of the Scotiabank Saddledome Saturday, March 2, 2019 in a ceremony prior to their game versus the Minnesota Wild. Iginla announced his retirement last July after appearing in 1,554 NHL regular season games, collecting 1300 point …

Forest policy reforms to rebuild coastal forest sector

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

To create and support good jobs in British Columbia’s coastal forest sector, government is making policy changes to increase the processing of B.C. logs on the coast and to reduce wood waste by redirecting it to B.C.’s pulp and paper mills.The changes, as part of the Coast Forest Sector Revitalization Initiative, were announced by Premier John Horgan at the annual Truck Loggers Association (TLA) convention. Government is taking steps to reverse a systemic decline that has taken place in the coas …

Awards celebrate environmental impact of graduate research

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Three TRU graduate students whose research will have immediate and important impact on our natural environments have been awarded Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowships. The fellowships, valued at $7,500 each, were awarded to Master of Science in Environmental Science students Dana Eye, Claudie Pageau, and Garret O’Connell. The trio were selected as a result of their commitment to research, and potential for future contributions to their respective fields. Eye, who is stu …

WolfPack men’s volleyball poised to take on USPORTS number two team – TRU WolfPack

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

  Posted on: January 17, 2019<!–    –> Cole Hanson (Andrew Snucins photo) Its been a common theme for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s volleyball team recently: another big weekend in Canada West as they vye for playoff position.This time around, it’s a trip to Langley, BC and two matches against the second top ranked team in U SPORTS: the Trinity Wester University Spartans.The Spartans sit in fourth place in the Canada West standings but they have played two fewer …

Provincial grants boost rural communities

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development British Columbia News Provincial grants boost rural communities https://news.gov.bc.ca/18804 News Release Victoria Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:00 AM News Release Victoria Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:00 AM As part of its rural development mandate, the Province is providing $673,124 in project development grants to support rural communities throughout B.C.In the fifth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program, 68 local governm …

WolfPack men’s basketball look to keep playoff hopes alive at home – TRU WolfPack

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

  Posted on: January 17, 2019<!–    –> Mike Rouault vs Winnipeg (Shanlee McLennan photo)University men’s basketball returns to the Tournament Capital Centre for the first time this calendar year. The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack are hoping to keep their consistent play going as they entertain the University of Regina Cougars in a pair of Canada West contests this weekend. The WolfPack host the Cougars Friday and Saturday (Jan 18-19). Tip off is 7 pm both nights on the ch …

WolfPack women’s rugby 7’s start second season – TRU WolfPack

 January 17, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

  Posted on: January 17, 2019<!–    –> Madison Petronjic-Rogers in action from this fall (Andrew Snucins photo)Quiet confidence might be the best way to describe the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack as they enter their second season in the Canada West women’s rugby sevens league. The WolfPack will be heading to Edmonton, Alberta this weekend to compete in an eight team tournament—the first of three they will play. Derek Pue is back for as head coach. He is assisted by his wi …

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