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Pouce Coupe Elementary temporary classroom is a go

Pouce Coupe Elementary temporary classroom is a go

The capacity problem at Pouce Coupe Elementary has been solved — at least temporarily.
Pouce Coupe to now get Canada Summer Jobs funding

Pouce Coupe to now get Canada Summer Jobs funding

Nearly two months after they were initially denied Canada Summer Jobs funding, the Village of Pouce Coupe will receive the funding after all. “For some reason, they had a change of heart on this, and we are now approved,” says CAO Chris Leggett.
Words North brings the work of Pouce Coupe poet

Words North brings the work of Pouce Coupe poet

Rebekah Rempel studied creative writing at the University of Victoria.
Pouce Elementary solution in the works

Pouce Elementary solution in the works

With the school year fast approaching, a solution to the capacity problem at Pouce Coupe Elementary looks like it could be near. As of last week, Mayor Lorraine Michetti says that 13 prospective students have been turned away.
Pouce Park open for day use

Pouce Park open for day use

The gates are open at Pouce Park in Pouce Coupe as of today. Pouce Park is now only a day use park — no camping or fires. The park was ravaged in the June 2016 flood.
Pouce Coupe surprised by Canada Summer Jobs funding denial

Pouce Coupe surprised by Canada Summer Jobs funding denial

The Village of Pouce Coupe say they are surprised they were denied funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program. The funding would have covered four summer student jobs.
A math lesson for students: Pouce Elementary at 126 per cent capacity

A math lesson for students: Pouce Elementary at 126 per cent capacity

Prospective students are having a hard time getting into Pouce Coupe Elementary — put on a waitlist or told to go to school in Dawson Creek — as the elementary is at capacity. “My great-nephew was to attend that school.
Pouce homeowners to pay average of $40 more in municipal taxes this year

Pouce homeowners to pay average of $40 more in municipal taxes this year

The average house in Pouce Coupe will see a $40 increase from $560 last year to $600 when tax time hits. While the mill rate this year is $2.
Pouce Coupe looking for input on skate park

Pouce Coupe looking for input on skate park

Are you a skateboarder in Pouce Coupe with interest in a new skate park? The Village wants to hear from you. The park is already approved, with $350,000 budgeted for 2018 in the 2018-2022 Capital and Special Projects list.
Pouce Coupe "well prepared" for cannabis legalization, CAO says

Pouce Coupe "well prepared" for cannabis legalization, CAO says

Pouce Coupe CAO Chris Leggett says the Village of Pouce Coupe is "well prepared" for legalization. “We actually don’t need to do a lot if council is in support of the idea, just establish some distances,” he said April 4.