First Nations study business – Audio

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James Dekker studies business at Kwantlen.
Photo: Gerry Kahrmann / PNG

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Listen to the story First Nations study business - Level 3 

Reading by: Patty Bossort

Read the story on the April 2014 front page.

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Kamloops Daily News closes doors

The Kamloops Daily News published for 80 years. (Photo: Courtesy Kamloops Daily News)

The Kamloops Daily News published for 80 years.
(Photo: Courtesy The Kamloops Daily News )

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 3

The Kamloops Daily News was the only daily newspaper in Kamloops. It published for 80 years. The paper had 27,000 subscribers.

The Kamloops Daily News stopped publishing in January. Fifty-five employees lost their jobs. They got two months’ notice.

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Made in Canada

Canadarm is a robot arm on a spaceship Photo: Courtesy of NASA

Canadarm is a robot arm on a spaceship
Photo: Courtesy of NASA

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun

Level 1
October 2011

Canadians like to make new things.
A Canadian made the electric oven in 1950. Cooks were very happy.
A Canadian company made a robot arm for a spaceship.
They call it “Canadarm”.
A Canadian company also made a new phone.
They call it the BlackBerry.
In 2009, 34.5 million people bought this phone.

A BlackBerry Phone Photo: iStockphoto

A BlackBerry Phone
Photo: iStockphoto

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