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Dec 5 2014

Corporations finance northwestern B.C. school breakfast programs

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A NATIONAL charity has added a number of northwestern B.C. schools, including three from Terrace and Thornhill, to a list of those offering breakfast programs financed directly by corporations.

Rio Tinto Alcan had been paying for breakfasts at six northwestern schools and is now extending that to five more schools through a $250,000 three-year commitment.

And $100,000 from TransCanada Pipelines for four northwestern schools over three years means both corporations will feed an estimated 1,000 students a year through the Breakfast Club of Canada.

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