Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Correspondence & Advocacy

The Board of Education and its educational partners correspond and meet with key educational leaders and City and Provincial Ministries and authorities to raise awareness about policies and decisions that impact students and learning.  In partnership, they advocate for a first-class public education system for all students and our local communities.

Below is a collection of advocacy letters sent on behalf of the Powell River Board of Education as well a link to the  Advocacy page of the BCSTA.


March 21, 2022 - Community Forest Board/City of Powell River - Multi-Use Path Linking 

Superintendent, Dr. J. Yule wrote a letter to the Community Forest Board, supporting the City of Powell River's application for funding to construct a multi-use path linking Brooks High School and Townsite, within the Recreation Complex and Westview neighborhood.


September 16, 2021 -  Rainbow Crosswalk

Chairperson, Ms. D. Lawson wrote a letter to Mr. R. Brewer, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Powell River, with respect to consideration for a rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of Selkirk/Nootka.


August 27, 2021 - Active Transportation Infrastructure

Superintendent, Dr. J. Yule wrote a letter in support of the City of Powell River's application for  All Ages and Abilities Active Transportation Infrastructure in our Community.


January 14, 2021 - Trades 

Chairperson, Ms. D. Lawson wrote a letter to Honourable Whiteside, Minister of Education regarding reinstating funding for trades training program for students under the age of 19.


November 20, 2019 - AllOnBoardCampaign

Chairperson, Ms. A. Reid wrote a letter to Mayor Dave Formosa and Council Members regarding the AllOnBoardCampaign aimed at providing free bus fares in Powell River to children ages 0-18.

 

September 27, 2019 - Climate Strike

Chairperson, Ms. A. Reid wrote a letter regarding the Climate Strike on September 27, 2019.

 

March 7, 2018 - Letter of Support

Superintendent of Schools J. Yule wrote a letter of support for the City of Powell River's Accessibility Grant application requesting financial support for the installation of an elevator at the Recreation Complex.

 

March 7, 2018 - Letter of Support

Superintendent of Schools J. Yule wrote a letter of support for the City of Powell River's Accessibility Grant application requesting financial support for the installation of an automatic sliding door at the front west entrance of the Recreation Complex.

 

January 29, 2018 - Letter of Support

Superintendent of Schools J. Yule wrote this letter of support for the City of Powell River's 2018 application for BikeBC funding.

 

January 11, 2018 - Letter of Support

Superintendent of Schools J. Yule wrote this letter of support for the Tla'amin Nations grant application requesting funding for its Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit Program.