Month: July 2014

Dentist explains connection to Write to Read

Dentist and Rotarian Dr. Doug Neilson (click here) attending a dental clinic at the Malahat First Nation, explains the history between Rotary, Write to Read, UBC School of Dentistry and participating First Nations communities. For many years Rotarians have been…

UBC Dentistry supports Malahat project with free clinic

While the Write to Read Project’s main focus is on improving aboriginal literacy, the overall mission is to “build partnerships between urban professionals and aboriginal communities in rural areas.” Thanks to the strong connections that many members of Rotary have…

New library donation explained by the builder

When John McFarlane, president of Western Camera Buildings (camera means small room in latin) saw a program about the Write to Read Project profiled on CBC TV, he realized that his company might be in a position to help. Western…

Western Camera Buildings donates a library

              Thanks to the publicity created by a documentary about Write to Read broadcast on CBC TV recently, a Vancouver-area builder has offered to donate a library to our project. John McFarlane watched the…

W2R featured on major CBC TV broadcast

The CBC’s flagship news program The National recently featured a full 8-minute broadcast about the Write to Read Project, viewed across Canada. CBC aboriginal affairs reporter Duncan McCue, based in Vancouver, was able to visit one native library in Malahat…