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Ottawa will shut down shady post-secondary institutions if provinces don't: Miller

Ottawa will shut down shady post-secondary institutions if provinces don't: Miller

Ottawa is ready to step in and shut down shady schools that are abusing the international student program if provinces don't crack down, Immigration Minister Marc Miller warned Tuesday.
B Corps, EDI training programs are booming in B.C.

B Corps, EDI training programs are booming in B.C.

Demand rises for training and education related to ESG, EDI and Indigenous relations programs businesses and professionals seek to learn and improve
Growing Nurse Next Door: Cathy Thorpe on compassionate leadership

Growing Nurse Next Door: Cathy Thorpe on compassionate leadership

The former retail executive is now leading the fast-growing homecare franchisor Nurse Next Door. She is one of BIV's 2024 Influential Women in Business Award winners
Leading with authenticity: SkilledTradesBC's Shelley Gray breaks barriers

Leading with authenticity: SkilledTradesBC's Shelley Gray breaks barriers

The organization's first female CEO is committed to creating a more inclusive industry. She is one of BIV's 2024 Influential Women in Business Award winners
BC Federation of Students asks province to shake up university funding model

BC Federation of Students asks province to shake up university funding model

Students ask B.C. to limit international tuition increases, invest more in public education
B.C.'s gifted students program paused over mental health concerns

B.C.'s gifted students program paused over mental health concerns

University Transition Program for Gifted Students offers accelerated path for early entrance to university studies.
CapU and District of Squamish sign memorandum of understanding

CapU and District of Squamish sign memorandum of understanding

CapU president Paul Dangerfield and Squamish Mayor Armand Hurford sign MOU at a ceremony on Feb. 8.
University of Victoria cutting budget by $13M

University of Victoria cutting budget by $13M

Cut represents 4% of total operating budget. Staff reductions are expected.
Private-college operator worries crackdown on bad actors is affecting good ones

Private-college operator worries crackdown on bad actors is affecting good ones

For those in good standing, there is already rigorous screening, annual audits, student-attendance tracking and more, says Pacific Rim College president
Thompson Rivers University axes fine arts program

Thompson Rivers University axes fine arts program

The board voted 6-2 to discontinue TRU's visual arts major, minor, diploma and certificate, which will be phased out over the next three years.