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Celebrating 10 Years of LIFT Scholarship at CABE

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The LIFT scholarship program celebrated a significant milestone as it marked its 10-year anniversary. Established in 2012, the program has granted 137 scholarships to CABE graduates to pursue post-secondary education and has provided over $230,000 in scholarship funds.  The celebration took place at CABE Secondary at their 2023 Graduation Brunch, [...]

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Wesbild LIFT Scholarship

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In 2012 Wesbild announced the Wesbild Learning Initiative For Tomorrow (LIFT) Scholarship Program at CABE Secondary School in Coquitlam, BC. The CABE program is a School District #43 program that offers an alternative educational delivery model for students looking for a different educational experience. The school uses individualized, self paced [...]

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Terry Fox Secondary Breakfast Club

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Located in School District 43 (Coquitlam), Terry Fox Secondary School offers a comprehensive program of courses leading to graduation in a variety of specialties including Academic, Advanced Placement, Business Education, Drama, Technology Education, Home Economics, Music, Visual Arts, Computer Science, Physical Education, Transition Education and two Apprenticeship Programs. Terry Fox [...]

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Gateway To Trades

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A collaboration between Okanagan College and School District 22 (Vernon), the Youth Gateway To Trades program provides struggling high school students with a gateway to a brighter future by bringing post-secondary within reach. Gateway To Trades is designed to provide students with practical knowledge and theoretical experience in a variety [...]

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Kateslem After School Program

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Kateslem is a First Nation word, meaning “coming together”.  The Kateslem After School Program in Coquitlam, provides vulnerable youth with a positive, consistent, supportive and safe after school environment. Kateslem is a “not for profit” organization that offers after school activities to school aged youth, in six different elementary and [...]

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In Memory Of Bill Leclair

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Wesbild was deeply saddened by the sudden death of Bill Leclair on October 4, 2017.   Bill was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart Sharon (née Crawford); devoted father of Lindsey (Andrew Lindsay), Rebecca (Sean Scott) and Carleigh Ray (deceased); and adoring Papa of Brady, Shea, Keenen and [...]

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Burke Mountain School Bus

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When School District 43 announced that they would no longer provide a School Bus to the Burke Mountain community, many parents were left wondering how they were going to get their children to school. Local parents banded together to launch a charter School Bus Service on Burke Mountain.  The logistics for [...]

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