Kids Don't Float

!Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station #106 member Fred Banham helps Parkview Elementary student Malachi Gossen try on a cold-water immersion suit during a “Kids Don’t Float” boating and water safety presentation by Banham and fellow Station #106 member Bruce Weicker. The presentation, featuring Bobbie the Safety Boat, will be offered to Carlin, North Canoe and South Broadview schools. Meanwhile, Station #106 is setting up Kids Don’t Float stations at public docks/boat launches throughout the Shuswap where personal flotation devices will be made available for children to borrow while out on the lake.   - Lachlan Labere
  • updated May 24, 2016 at 3:49 PM

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station #106 continues initiative to keep children safe on the water.


Fewer provincial exams, more in-class assessment in B.C. next year

  • updated May 26, 2016 at 5:11 PM

Parents to be consulted on report cards, as part of new curriculum


Millions promised to upgrade safety on Coquihalla Highway

  • posted May 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Funding to make it safer for commercial truck drivers


B.C. sends wildfire crews to Alberta, Ontario

  • updated May 24, 2016 at 4:02 PM

About 100 firefighters to assist with fire near Fort McMurray, another 100 en route to Thunder Bay to tackle northern Ontario fires


Parent initiates lawsuit against school district

  • updated May 24, 2016 at 3:55 PM

Suit alleges required services were denied or provided at a lower level of service, causing an ongoing delay in student's development…

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