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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners benefit from literacy funding

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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Adult learners benefit from literacy funding

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Lori Watson
Ministry of Advanced Education
250 387-8016
Media Contacts
Lori Watson
Ministry of Advanced Education
250 387-8016

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Funding supports adult-literacy programs throughout B.C.

Communities that will benefit from the $2.4 million in funding for community adult-literacy programs include:

  • 100 Mile House: Thompson Rivers University/Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society
  • Abbotsford: University of the Fraser Valley/Abbotsford Community Services
  • Agassiz-Harrison: University of the Fraser Valley/Agassiz-Harrison Community Services
  • Atlin: Northern Lights College/Atlin Access Centre
  • Barriere: Thompson Rivers University/Yellowhead Community Services Society
  • Bella Coola: North Island College/Bella Coola Valley Learning Society
  • Burnaby: Simon Fraser University/South Burnaby Neighbourhood House
  • Campbell River: North Island College/Campbell River Community Literacy Association
  • Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Slocan Valley, Greater Trail: Selkirk College/Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
  • Chetwynd: Northern Lights College/Chetwynd Public Library
  • Chilliwack: University of the Fraser Valley/Chilliwack Community Services
  • Chilliwack: University of the Fraser Valley/Chilliwack Learning Society
  • Clearwater: Thompson Rivers University/Yellowhead Community Services Society
  • Courtenay: North Island College/Comox Valley Adult Learning Centre
  • Dawson Creek: Northern Lights College/The Literacy Society
  • Dease Lake: Northern Lights College/Dease Lake Reading Centre
  • Duncan, Mill Bay, Shawnigan Lake, Cobble Hill, Crofton: Vancouver Island University/Literacy Now Cowichan
  • Fort Nelson: Northern Lights College/Fort Nelson Community Literacy Society
  • Fort St. James: College of New Caledonia/Fort St. James Public Library
  • Fort St. James: College of New Caledonia/Nak’azdli Band Social Development Department
  • Fort St. John: Northern Lights College/Fort St. John Literacy Society
  • Fraser Lake: College of New Caledonia/Fraser Lake Library
  • Gitxaala Nation: Northwest Community College/Gitxaala Education Society
  • Golden, Windermere Valley, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elk Valley: College of the Rockies/Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
  • Haida Gwaii: Northwest Community College/Literacy Haida Gwaii
  • Hazelton: Northwest Community College/Learners Opportunity Group Society
  • Hazelton: Northwest Community College/Storytellers’ Foundation
  • Hope: University of the Fraser Valley/Read Right Society
  • Houston: Northwest Community College/Houston Link to Learning
  • Kamloops: Nicola Valley Institute of Technology/Skeetchestn Indian Band
  • Kamloops: Thompson Rivers University/Elizabeth Fry Society and School District
  • Kamloops: Thompson Rivers University/Twin Rivers Education Centre, School District 73
  • Kelowna: Okanagan College/Project Literacy Kelowna Society
  • Kispiox Nation: Northwest Community College/Kispiox Band Council
  • Kitimat: Northwest Community College/Kitimat Community Services Society
  • Langley: Kwantlen Polytechnic University/Encompass Support Services Society
  • Lillooet: Thompson Rivers University/Lillooet Area Library Association
  • Mackenzie: College of New Caledonia/Mackenzie Public Library
  • Malahat: Vancouver Island University/Malahat First Nation
  • Maple Ridge: University of the Fraser Valley/Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Literacy Committee
  • McBride: College of New Caledonia/Robson Valley Support Society
  • Mission: University of the Fraser Valley/Mission Literacy in Motion
  • Nanaimo, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanoose Bay, Gabriola Island: Vancouver Island University/Literacy Central Vancouver Island
  • North Vancouver: Capilano University/North Shore Neighbourhood House
  • North Vancouver: Capilano University/St. John Evangelist Anglican Church
  • Parksville: Vancouver Island University/Central Vancouver Island Jobs Opportunities Building  Society – The Career Centre
  • Port Alberni: North Island College/Literacy Alberni Society
  • Powell River: Vancouver Island University/Powell River Employment Program Society
  • Prince George: College of New Caledonia/Prince George Native Friendship Centre
  • Prince Rupert: Northwest Community College/North Coast Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society
  • Quesnel: College of New Caledonia/Literacy Quesnel Society
  • Revelstoke: Okanagan College/Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
  • Revelstoke: Okanagan College/Revelstoke Literacy Action Committee Community Group
  • Richmond: Kwantlen Polytechnic University/School District 38
  • Salt Spring Island: Camosun College/Salt Spring Island Literacy Society
  • Samahquam: Capilano University/Samahquam Band
  • Sechelt: Capilano University/Sechelt Public Library
  • Smithers: Northwest Community College/Smithers Community Services Association
  • South Okanagan: Okanagan College/Okanagan Regional Library
  • Squamish: Capilano University/Squamish Volunteer Centre Society
  • Squamish: Capilano University/Sea to Sky Community Services
  • Surrey, White Rock: Kwantlen Polytechnic University/Read Surrey-White Rock Society
  • Terrace: Northwest Community College/Literacy Terrace Society
  • Tofino, Zeballos and Nuu-chah-nulth communities: North Island College/Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
  • Tumbler Ridge: Northern Lights College/Tumbler Ridge Public Library
  • Valemount: College of New Caledonia/Community Basin Alliance for Literacy
  • Vancouver: Capilano University/Carnegie Community Centre
  • Vancouver: Capilano University/Horsemens’ Benevolent and Protective Association of B.C.
  • Vancouver: Capilano University/REAL Family Literacy Program - Hastings Elementary School
  • Vancouver: Capilano University/Strathcona Community Centre
  • Vancouver: Vancouver Community College/Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
  • Vancouver: Vancouver Community College/Atira Women’s Resource Society
  • Vancouver: Vancouver Community College/Native Education College
  • Vanderhoof: College of New Caledonia/Vanderhoof Public Library
  • Victoria: Camosun College/Literacy Victoria
  • Whistler: Capilano University/Whistler Public Library
  • Williams Lake: Thompson Rivers University/Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society

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