Today’s speech from the throne sets out the new government’s vision of a better British Columbia where people come first.
Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism, marked the official proclamation of KidSport BC Week with an announcement of $400,000 in funding at the annual Ritchie Bros. Corporate Kids Challenge 2017 this past weekend.
The British Columbia government’s Startup in Residence (STIR) program, the first of its kind in Canada, is helping local startups do business with the Province, while improving services to British Columbians.
Education Minister Rob Fleming has appointed Dianne Turner as special advisor to the Vancouver Board of Education (SD 39).
British Columbia’s oldest independent literacy organization is being awarded the Council of the Federation Literacy Award today, International Literacy Day, for its work to develop literacy skills and build community ties throughout the Central Okanagan Region.
Thousands of students are preparing to start their post-secondary studies or training this week.
British Columbia’s future leaders in the fields of tech, design and the creative arts will have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities, thanks to an exciting new campus for Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Premier John Horgan announced today.
Young people leaving foster care now will have access to free tuition at all 25 of British Columbia’s public post-secondary institutions, Premier John Horgan announced today.
It was a pressing priority for Advanced Education, Skills and Training Minister Melanie Mark to get out early in her mandate and engage with students, faculty and staff at all 25 public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia.
As over 640,000 students return to classrooms throughout B.C., there are many resources available to ease the transition back to school for both students and their families.
The following facts provide a snapshot of British Columbia’s education system.
The Province is supporting increased access to trades training with 562 additional seats at 13 public post-secondary institutions throughout British Columbia that offer foundation and apprenticeship programs.
The addition of 48 trades training seats at Okanagan College will increase student access to skills training in a range of high-demand careers, announced Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, during a visit to the Kelowna campus.
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