Penticton today: School support, gang prevention program coming, Trudeau shuffle and more

News from here, there and everywhere to start your Tuesday.

Good morning, Penticton.

The weather forecast from Environment Canada states there is a 40 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Winds gusting up to 20 kilometres will become light near midnight. Today’s high is -5 C and low is -10 C.

The new $50 million education fund announced by the province is just the tip of the iceberg. Read more: School district looking forward to more student support

Penticton and South Okanagan students are going to get a glimpse into the gang world from B.C. police. Read more: Gang education, prevention and awareness initiative coming to Penticton

A one-of-a-kind sentimental piece is missing after thieves ransacked a Keremeos home. Read more: Sentimental saddle and rifle stolen

The deadline is coming up in January to register for the Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival. Read more: Register for Kiwanis Festival

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to give his cabinet a makeover today and it may serve as a preview to a larger cabinet realignment expected this summer. Read more: Trudeau plans cabinet shuffle involving up to a third of the positions


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