Kits for kids

About 700 students in Surrey are receiving a nice surprise in time for the new school year – a backpack filled with basic school supplies that they likely can’t afford.

Across Canada, nearly 9,500 students are receiving packs, thanks to the Telus “Kits for Kids” program.

Pencils, pencil cases, notebooks, loose leaf paper, erasers and rulers are included in the backpacks, which will be distributed to elementary, secondary and altern