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Vancouver School District is so far the only ones to reject Chevron's funding program. (File photo)

North Van teachers reject Chevron funding

Despite the North Vancouver School District’s decision to merge lanes with Chevron’s controversial Fuel Your School program, its teachers want to pump the brakes on participation in their classrooms.

From left to right, Viveca Ellis, of Single Mothers’ Alliance of B.C., listens to Vancouver elementary school teacher Anna Chudnovsky speak at the Monday press conference as Scott Graham, associate executive director of Social Planning and Research Council of BC, looks on. (Stefania Seccia, for 24 hours)

Little progress in B.C. child poverty rate

Despite B.C. falling from first to fifth place in having the highest child poverty rate compared to other provinces, it’s still above the national average, according to the 2014 Child Poverty Report Card released Monday.

A sign stands outside a store advertises Black Friday sales.

White lies on Black Friday?

About 94% of local shoppers who think Black Friday brings lower prices will be disappointed to know little is often offered in real savings, according to a Vancity credit union report released Monday.

Kate Fink-Jensen (right), 11, crossed the injunction line on Burnaby Mountain Sunday during protest of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. (Jane Deacon, 24 hours)

11-year-old in protest removed by RCMP

An 11-year-old entered the fray in the fight against energy giant Kinder Morgan Sunday, ducking under police tape and squeezing through a line of RCMP officers with the expectation that she would be arrested.

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