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'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

Three new commercials are being released to raise attention to B.C.'s 'dire' teacher shortage.
CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

Program lead Doreen Manuel hopes to combat under-representation in the industry and lack of opportunity for Indigenous filmmakers with the online course
Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

$8M already secured for research on disaster prevention, rural aging and more
Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

TORONTO — Landing a job isn't as easy as it was a few years ago, especially for younger Canadians, as the labour market continues to loosen.
'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

A letter presented to Post-Secondary Education Minister Lisa Beare expressed concern about an estimated $13-million operating-budget cut that could see more than 100 positions eliminated
Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

The prime minister toured the University of Victoria’s CanAssist wing of the CARSA building to hear from science and engineering students and faculty about their research.
Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

The ground blessing ceremony honours the land that the college's new Centre for Clean Energy and Automotive Innovation will be built on, with the centre being the catalyst for VCC's larger Campus Plan.
$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

Simon Fraser University and BCIT recently received seven-figure boosts from the province for astronomical insights and wheelchair technologies.
Indigenous universities and colleges to receive $6M in annual government funding

Indigenous universities and colleges to receive $6M in annual government funding

New legislation from the B.C. government will bring funding to First Nations educational institutions
Be mindful of what you post on social media after a layoff, experts say

Be mindful of what you post on social media after a layoff, experts say

You’ve been invited to a meeting with your boss and a human resources representative. It comes at a time of uncertainty in your workplace. The writing is on the wall — you’re about to be laid off.
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