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Six B.C. universities push for more public funding

January 29, 2013

VICTORIA — Six British Columbia universities will today ramp up their push for an increase in government funding, releasing a report that shows the province’s economy will soon be facing a shortage of thousands of university and college graduates. The report comes as both the B.C. Liberal government and the New Democrat opposition have been [...]

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Skills shortage coming in 2016, warn B.C. universities

January 29, 2013
Skills shortage coming in 2016, warn B.C. universities

A skills shortage will hit B.C. in 2016 and continue to grow unless action is taken, according to a warning from the Research Universities’ Council of B.C. CBC | British Columbia News

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School Closures

December 19, 2012
School Closures

Stay tuned to CKNW this morning for an updated list of school closures in Metro Vancouver. Here is the list so far: Universities:SFU Burnaby campus Abbotsford:St. Jean Brebeuf SecondarySt. James Elementary Port Coquitlam:Archbishop Carney Secondary Surrey:Pacific Academy:  K-12 Burnaby: St. Thomas More SecondaryJohn Knox Christian elementary Langley:King’s School elementary HandyDart:Essential services in New West, Burnbaby, [...]

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Two B.C. universities to spearhead institute promoting sustainable global mining(2)

November 24, 2012
Two B.C. universities to spearhead institute promoting sustainable global mining(2)

Two British Columbia universities have been selected to operate a newly created institute fostering global sustainable mining practices. Global TV BC News

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BCIT faculty and staff vote to strike

November 10, 2012

Faculty and staff at BCIT are the latest employees of a Post Secondary institution to give their union a strike mandate. Six hundred and eighty nine members voted 78 percent in favor of job action. Paul Reniers with the union says it isn’t yet clear what strike action could look like or when it could [...]

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