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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
Will I be paid extra for working an extra day this leap year?

Will I be paid extra for working an extra day this leap year?

People who are paid hourly will be compensated for any work they put in on Feb. 29, but the answer is less clear for those who receive an annual salary.
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.
Canadian universities and colleges trying to come to grips with fallout from international student cap

Canadian universities and colleges trying to come to grips with fallout from international student cap

Ottawa's cap on international student visas is likely to mean a loss of hundreds of millions in tuition revenue across universities and both public and private colleges.