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Beyond Books: The Power of Literacy

Posted: January 26th, 2012

My second son has never shown the interest in books and reading that my first did, so until now, I never had to consider the depths of literacy really. With a first-born who was drinking in language and all things wordy since toddlerhood, and grew to be an avid novel reader by age 8, I was...more

Campbell River Families

Posted: May 18th, 2012

Check out the latest edition of Campbell River Families in today’s Campbell River Mirror....great resource for parents, online edition pg 32 – 44, check it out here. more

I Have the Right to be a Child

Posted: May 19th, 2015

Throughout the month of May children in Campbell River and Area are being asked at different centres, programs and classrooms across the community; What does a child need to be happy?  What does a child need to feel safe?  and What does a child need to have to be healthy and to grow?Family Place...more

Is your business child and family friendly?

Posted: December 8th, 2011

Coastal Eyecare was thrilled to receive the 2010 Family Friendly Business of the Year for 2010. Since that time we have been asked questions such as, “How did you create a Family Friendly business” and “What can I do to make sure my business is Family Friendly?” I realized that many businesses...more

Progress of the CR Children's Charter

Posted: May 6th, 2015

 “Children and youth are our most precious resource. They are the life and future of our society.  Every child deserves to be loved, nurtured and given the care they need to grow up healthy in all ways: emotionally, spiritually and physically.” ~ Barbara Fitzgerald M.D. FRCP(C) Clinical Associate...more

Sobering statistics paint child welfare in unflattering light - Campbell River Mirror

Posted: February 24th, 2015

Sobering statistics paint child welfare in unflattering light - Campbell River Mirrormore

Success By 6 Family Friendly Gym Challenge

Posted: November 5th, 2012

Recent UBC studies show 1 in 3 Campbell River children is not ready to succeed in school by age 6 Local data shows 16 % of our children are vulnerable in Physical Health and Well Being (eg. motor development, establish handedness) Bikram Yoga Campbell River and Stereo Fitness both heard the...more


Posted: January 18th, 2012

Teddy bears are family too, so “Henrietta” the Campbell River Library hippo would like to invite all book-loving teddy bears to celebrate Family Literacy Week by attending a Teddy Bear Storytime Sleepover at the library on Jan. 25. Bears and other stuffed animals may bring their favourite humans...more

The Path to Prosperity: The Father Factor

Posted: November 7th, 2012

Fathers play an essential role in children's lives, and that promoting positive fathering is a key element in building healthy families and communities. Explore innovative ways to support fathers in the workplace. "The Path to Prosperity: The Father Factor" lunch and learn event sponsored by...more

Time to Celebrate

Posted: November 14th, 2012

Many forces are at work making Campbell River a community that values and nurtures its families, particularly families with young children. In a recent survey of these families many examples of family friendly businesses and services that support healthy childhoods in our city were named. Other...more
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