Education funding

Mitchell Miller, CEO of Atlas Power Technologies in Abbotsford, gives a tour of his facility to ministers Ravi Kahlon and Anne Kang on Aug. 24. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

Student research gets $8.6M boost from B.C. government

Funding will increase work opportunities while developing ideas, projects around clean energy

 

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

 

Children on the steps of the B.C. legislature rally for austim support. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Families rally in Victoria against cuts to support funding for children with autism

New model a step backward, removes effective individualized care, advocates say

 

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Electric buses should be on the road soon in Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district

New buses anticipated to reduce 17 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
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Vancouver Island mom feels the pinch of school fees

‘Where does it stop?’ asks Lisa Hartt

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B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. announces funding to support post-secondary students with disabilities

The province is investing $275,000 in the new BCcampus website

B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith school district’s international student education program is seeing COVID-19 impacts that will affect budgeting for 2020-21. (News Bulletin file)

International students ‘biggest unknown’ in Nanaimo school district’s budget planning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board will look at preliminary 2020-21 budget this week

Nanaimo Ladysmith school district’s international student education program is seeing COVID-19 impacts that will affect budgeting for 2020-21. (News Bulletin file)
From left to right, Educational Assistants Ute Perry, Sylvia Sundby, Christine Gillies, and Maria, Mangiola on the picket line for CUPE Local 441 as talks break off between the school district and the union on Nov. 6, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

‘No option’ to fix pay parity at local bargaining table: SD63 superintendent

Superintendent Dave Eberwein said there is no more provincial funding to negotiate with

  • Nov 7, 2019
From left to right, Educational Assistants Ute Perry, Sylvia Sundby, Christine Gillies, and Maria, Mangiola on the picket line for CUPE Local 441 as talks break off between the school district and the union on Nov. 6, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island

Starting in May 2020 students from Vancouver Island can pursue a career in sonography

  • Oct 17, 2019
With $4M investment, Camosun College offers first sonography program on Vancouver Island
Songhees Nation councillor Gary Sam joins Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Melanie Mark, to sign an agreement securing $655,000 in funding to launch a culinary, hospitality and tourism program on Songhees Nation, in partnership with Camosun College. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Province announces funding for launch of culinary program on Songhees Nation

In partnership with Camosun College, two-year plan provides $655,000 for education, reconciliation

Songhees Nation councillor Gary Sam joins Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Melanie Mark, to sign an agreement securing $655,000 in funding to launch a culinary, hospitality and tourism program on Songhees Nation, in partnership with Camosun College. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS