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Copyright: Copyright © 2011, Province of British Columbia
 



ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY AND FACULTY REACH AGREEMENT

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 23:18:46 GMT

VICTORIA – Royal Roads University and the Royal Roads University Faculty Association have reached a two-year agreement under the government’s 2010 mandate.



CHOOSE YOUR OWN SPRING BREAK ADVENTURE WITH BC PARKS

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:00:19 GMT

VICTORIA – Whether you plan to stay close to home or roam around the province during spring break, incorporating a B.C. park into your plans is a great way to get some exercise, explore, and teach the kids about conservation.



CELEBRATING SUCCESS – SUCCESS BY 6 PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENED

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:00:02 GMT

SURREY – It’s a made-in-B.C. program that directly helps parents and kids – by offering a range of worthwhile programs such as early learning and literacy, nutrition, children’s play, outreach programs, parenting skills development, and cultural programs to enhance the lives of young children and their families.



HELP STOP SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:03:58 GMT

VICTORIA – During B.C.’s 13th annual Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week, March 7-13, the Province is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about how they can help prevent this criminal activity.



PLYWOOD REMOVED AND SCHOOL RE-OPENED

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:52:24 GMT

KELOWNA – The community is celebrating the official reopening of Anne McClymont Primary in Kelowna.



$250,000 FOR ABORIGINAL PROGRAMS AT UVIC

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:44:55 GMT

VICTORIA – $250,000 in one-time funding means that programs and research aimed at helping Aboriginal students succeed in their post-secondary studies will continue at the University of Victoria.



WORLD’S LARGEST RETRACTABLE ROOF AN ENGINEERING MARVEL

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:54:31 GMT

VANCOUVER – Students of King George Secondary school in Vancouver, accompanied by Ida Chong, Minister of Science and Universities, got a first-hand look at the amazing transformation underway at BC Place as work continues on building the world’s largest cable-supported, retractable roof.



YOUTH SCIENCE MONTH BRINGS IDEAS ALIVE

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:39:42 GMT

VICTORIA – It’s Youth Science Month in Canada, and in B.C., approximately 60,000 students are expected to take part by bringing some amazing ideas to life.



B.C. SALUTES TECHBA’S SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:57:14 GMT

VANCOUVER – Since taking root through the 2010 Integrated Business Hosting program and opening its office last summer, TechBA Vancouver, has already helped sow seeds of success for Mexican and Canadian technology companies.



TRADES TRAINING FACILITY BRINGS OPPORTUNITY TO VALLEY

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:22:25 GMT

COURTENAY – A new $8.2-million Trades Training Centre at North Island College has officially opened its doors to students and faculty, providing the North Island’s apprentices an educational opportunity that is not only closer to home but at one of the best-equipped trades training facilities in the province.