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LINC students help the people of Fort McMurray

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The Burnaby School District LINC 1 class sent a cheque for $740.16 to the Red Cross to help in Fort McMurray. Photo – Rachel Spence

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Carolyn Moi was sad. She watched the news. In May, a huge wildfire burned Fort McMurray. People lost their homes.

Carolyn had an idea

Carolyn is a teacher for the Burnaby School District. She teaches an adult LINC 1 class.

Carolyn’s class wanted to help the people from Fort McMurray.

At the same time, the class was learning about Canada’s money. The LINC 1 class wanted to help people from Fort McMurray and learn more about Canadian money.

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Wildlife returning to the city

PHOTO: ARLEN REDEKOP / VANCOUVER SUN A new beaver pond was built at Hinge Park in Vancouver.

PHOTO: ARLEN REDEKOP / VANCOUVER SUN
A new beaver pond was built at Hinge Park in Vancouver.

Story adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Patty Bossort

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Black-tailed deer left Vancouver 30 years ago. Elk disappeared from the False Creek area a century ago. The last cougar in Vancouver was shot in Stanley Park in 1911.

People in Vancouver did not want large wild animals to live in town.

Parts of Vancouver are close to natural areas

Parts of Vancouver still have some large wildlife. They are close to natural areas.

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