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Students get skills for success with new trades and tech equipment

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Office of the Premier

Students get skills for success with new trades and tech equipment

Media Contacts
Sage Aaron
Communications Director
Office of the Premier
778 678-0832
Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Sarah Zimmerman
Northwest Community College
szimmerman@nwcc.bc.ca
250 631-6007
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Media Contacts
Sage Aaron
Communications Director
Office of the Premier
778 678-0832
Rodney Porter
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
rodney.porter@gov.bc.ca
250 889-7494
Sarah Zimmerman
Northwest Community College
szimmerman@nwcc.bc.ca
250 631-6007

Backgrounders

Investing in tech and trades training

A total of 15 public post-secondary institutions will receive $5.4 million to replace aging tech and trades training equipment, and allow them to purchase the latest technology.

Funding for each institution follows:

North:
Northwest Community College: $310,455
College of New Caledonia: $310,455
Northern Lights College: $310,455

Lower Mainland:
British Columbia Institute of Technology: $500,000
Kwantlen Polytechnic University: $500,000
University of Fraser Valley: $310,455
Vancouver Community College: $310,455

Thompson-Okanagan:
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: $310,455
Okanagan College: $310,455
Thompson Rivers University: $500,000

Kootenays:
College of the Rockies: $310,455
Selkirk College: $310,455

Vancouver Island:
Camosun College: $500,000
North Island College: $310,455
Vancouver Island University: $310,455

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