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Powell River area residents can vote on ORCA Bus design

New mobile learning centre expected to arrive in August
ORCA bus Powell River
The original ORCA Bus above, a decommissioned school bus donated to the group in 2009, was in need of major repairs and upgrades.

A community consultation about the new design for Powell River’s ORCA (On the Road with Children’s Activities) Bus is now complete.

A voting system has been created to allow community members to have the final say on ideas used to create images for the new mobile play-based learning centre when it arrives in August, according to a media release from ORCA Bus coordinator Beth Zroback on Friday, July 12.

To vote on an idea for each neighbourhood in the region, go to or

Voting ends on July 18.

The ORCA Bus is a partnership between Powell River and District United Way, and School District 47.