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Maple Ridge principal offers hope over lunch for Downtown East Side residents

November 21, 2017
By Colleen Flanagan – Maple Ridge News Kristi Blakeway first met Cindy when she was handing out water on the Downtown Eastside. The current principal of Harry Hooge elementary was walking the sidewalk along Hastings Street in Canada’s poorest neighbourhood as part of a new project, Beyond Hello. Cindy... read more

Second hockey academy fills up in Maple Ridge

November 17, 2017
By Neil Corbett – Maple Ridge News A new hockey academy at Samuel Robertson Technical School is giving players a chance to refine their skills, and learn about the game in a way that goes beyond minor hockey. Pitt Meadows Secondary has had a successful hockey academy for 15... read more

Hundreds of homeless warmer this season thanks to the kindness of Maple Ridge boy

November 15, 2017
By Colleen Flanagan – Maple Ridge News  There are more warm and dry homeless people in Maple Ridge thanks to the kindness of a Grade 2 student from Kanaka Creek elementary. Last Wednesday, Ryder Moore, with help from his parents Sarah and Mike Moore, handed out rain boots and... read more

Earthquake sim hits Pitt Meadows

October 18, 2017
By Neil Corbett – Maple Ridge News Students at Pitt Meadows secondary felt the tremors of an earthquake on Monday morning – or a close approximation of one. The disaster preparedness specialists at Motionsafe Inc brought a mobile earthquake similator to the school, to give students an the feeling... read more

Premier announces seismic upgrades for two Maple Ridge schools

October 11, 2017
By Neil Corbet – Maple Ridge News Westview secondary and Fairview elementary will receive funding for seismic upgrades, Premier John Horgan announced in Maple Ridge on Wednesday. Government is investing $2 million to upgrade Fairview and $1 million to upgrade Westview. “Finishing upgrades at Fairview elementary and Westview secondary... read more
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