Literacy from the 2013 Annual Statement of the Lieutenant Governor of BC

2013 Provincial Motto:  SPLENDOR SINE OCCASU (Splendour without diminishment)

Her Honour will continue to build on the literacy program the previous Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Steven Point, developed with Rotary.

2013 Annual Report

Hume: Goal of literacy brings together public-private coalition


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General public is ‘Idle Know More’ when it comes to aboriginal action

By Michael McCarthy, Vancouver Sun OpEd, September 2013

Idle No More

Lieutenant Governor officially opens
Thistalalh Memorial Library

Government House:  For Immediate Release March 26, 2014

VICTORIA – The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, along with the Heiltsuk First Nation and the Qqs (Eyes) Projects Society, has officially opened the new Thistalalh Memorial Library today in Bella Bella.

New libraries created for remote native reserves

By Lynn Desjardins |
Tuesday 27 May, 2014 Radio International Canada

A judge and a former police officer promoting literacy among indigenous people have inspired the creation of six new libraries on remote reserves in the western province of British Columbia. Of the more than 600 First Nations in Canada, fewer than 200 have a library.

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Answers to native issues found in the written word

By Michael McCarthy, Vancouver Sun OpEd, January 2015

“There are people who do things, and other people who get the credit. Try to be among the first class; there is far less competition.”Dwight Morrow

Answers to native issues found in the written word

Photos: Opening a library in Nooaitch

By David Dyck, Article in the Merritt Herald on October 7th, 2015

It was a festive atmosphere at the Nooaitch Indian Band reserve last Saturday, as dignitaries, band leaders, members and guests celebrated the opening of the Nooaitch library.

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Mission City Record

Thu Dec 22nd, 2016

Mission City Record Story

Mission Rotary Club Story

December 23, 2016

Rotary Brings Library to Lax Kw’alaams