Media Contacts

Richelle D. Funk

Ministry of Advanced Education
250 356-7876

Diana Skoglund

Media Relations and Communications Manager
Thompson Rivers University
250 371-5897


Blueprint investments for TRU students
  • $1.5 million since the launch of Blueprint for industry-standard training equipment.
  • $714,560 since the launch of Blueprint for 170 critical trades seats.
  • $125,000 since the launch of Blueprint to develop programs to support people with disabilities to access and succeed in training aligned with in-demand jobs.
  • $75,000 to support outreach to more employers and increase employer and student awareness of the benefits of co-operative education.
  • $67,500 in 2015-16 for Trades Discovery programs that introduce high-school students and young adults to a variety of high-demand trades.