Industry Training Authority makes CEO and COO appointments official

Jul 31, 2014 - B.C.’s Industry Training Authority announced July 31 that Gary Herman will be its new CEO and that Jeff Nugent will be the organization’s COO, effective immediately.    Full Article


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B.C. teachers vote in favour of strike

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B.C. teachers to hold strike vote June 9 and 10

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Vancouver teachers to begin rotating strike across province Monday

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Former Shaw Communications CEO donates $19 million to Vancouver Island boarding school

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May 02, 2014 - The largest donation in Emily Carr University's history will go toward filling a $20-million funding gap in the construction of the art school's... Full Article

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B.C. First Nations fear losing education gains if bill passes

May 01, 2014 - Proposed federal legislation to reform aboriginal education in Canada would disrupt successful made-in-British Columbia programs, says the head of ... Full Article

Limited teacher job action starts April 23: BCTF

Apr 17, 2014 - Students and parents will have to endure limited job action from teachers starting April 23, the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF)... Full Article

B.C. government disbands private colleges oversight agency

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Teachers’ union calls strike vote

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SFU joins Ryerson University and Bombay Stock Exchange in developing startup accelerator

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Kwantlen pitches KPU Tech to government and industry

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