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Funding boost to increase the number of trained caregivers

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Funding boost to increase the number of trained caregivers

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Ministry of Health Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)
Rodney Porter
Communications Director
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
250 889-7494
Media Contacts
Ministry of Health Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)
Rodney Porter
Communications Director
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
250 889-7494

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Additional health-care assistant spaces

The ministries of Health and Advanced Education will provide funding to the following 11 post-secondary institutions, to add health-care assistant seats throughout B.C.: 

Camosun College
Salt Spring Island, 16 additional seats
$188,000

Camosun College
Victoria, 32 additional seats
$255,000

Camosun College
Victoria, 32 additional seats
$257,000

Camosun College
Victoria (Indigenous), 12 additional seats
$260,000

Camosun College
Victoria, 16 additional seats
$140,000

Capilano University 
North Vancouver, 20 additional seats
$135,000

College of New Caledonia
Mackenzie, 12 additional seats
$145,000

College of New Caledonia
Quesnel, 15 additional seats
$150,000

College of the Rockies
Invermere, 16 additional seats
$128,000

College of the Rockies
Fernie, 16 additional seats
$130,000

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Kamloops, 14 additional seats
$146,000

North Island College 
Campbell River, 20 additional seats
$158,000

North Island College
Comox Valley, 10 additional seats
$47,000

North Island College
Comox Valley, 10 additional seats
$47,000

North Island College
Comox Valley (evening), 10 additional seats
$99,000

North Island College
Denman/Hornby, 10 additional seats 
$125,000

North Island College
Mount Waddington, 10 additional seats
$115,000

Northwest Community College
Regional, 16 additional seats
$160,000

Northwest Community College
Masset, 16 additional seats 
$160,000

Okanagan College 
Oliver, 12 additional seats
$89,000

Okanagan College 
Salmon Arm, 20 additional seats
$66,000

Okanagan College
Vernon, 20 additional seats
$66,000

Selkirk College 
Nakusp/Grand Forks/Trail, 10 additional seats
$77,000

Thompson River University 
Williams Lake, 18 additional seats
$155,000

Vancouver Community College
Vancouver, 28 additional seats
$280,000
 

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