Respect the ring

Grace, in the middle of the back row, and her ringette team in 2012 Photo by Rob Sturgess.

Grace, in the middle of the back row, and her ringette team in 2012
Photo by Rob Sturgess

Adapted from CBC News by Nancy Carson
Level 2

Respect the Ring
Ringette deserves the same attention as hockey.

Grace Kemp is 11 years old.
She lives in Surrey, B.C.
And she plays ringette.
When she was in Grade 2,
she met a player from
the National Ringette League (NRL).
Grace was inspired
and she made a vow.
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Coconut Boys from Kelowna

Kevin Carta, co-founder of Frozen Coconut, shows some of the company’s products in their warehouse in Richmond.  Photo courtesy of Frozen Coconut.

Kevin Carta, co-founder of Frozen Coconut, shows some of the company’s products in their warehouse in Richmond.
Photo – Courtesy of Frozen Coconut

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nancy Carson
Level 3

Two men from Kelowna are friends.
Kevin Carta and Ryan Geni both
wanted to start a business.
Carta likes healthy, organic food.
So, he thought about making
a special pasta.
It would be gluten-free.
Geni is a vegan.
He wanted an “ice cream”
without using any dairy.
And one that tasted delicious.
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