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Hornby Island residents anxious for news on future of fire-damaged school

The school on the Gulf Island was heavily damaged in a suspicious fire in August of 2018

CBC NewsMegan Thomas

Some Hornby Island residents are anxious for word on the future of the island's school almost a year after the building was heavily damaged by a fire.

The blaze destroyed a large portion of the school in August of 2018, and portable classrooms were brought in to ensure students who attend kindergarten to Grade 7 on Hornby Island were kept in classes.

But the school also served as a key community hub for the island, which has a population of about 1,000 people, said Andrea Kaback, chair of the par…

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Hornby Island residents anxious for news on future of fire-damaged school

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