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
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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Skylar and Chloe Sinow make pasta sauce.
Story adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Patty Bossort
Skylar and Chloe Sinow run their own business.
They make and sell pasta sauces.
They wrote a cookbook.
Their business is called Kids Can Cook Gourmet.
They make three kinds of sauces.
One hundred and thirty stores in Alberta and B.C. sell their sauces.
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A special store for Christmas
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Adapted from The Province
BC shoppers want to spend less for Christmas this year.
Financial managers advise families to make a plan.
A plan for spending is called a budget.
Families should make a holiday budget.
They should plan how much to spend.
Spending tips for the holidays:
- Shop early.
- Shop with a plan.
- Stick with your plan.
- Pay with cash or your debit card.
This Christmas make a budget and stick to it.
Decide how much you will spend on each person. Decide how much you will spend on food and drinks.
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