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Upskilling, rail upgrades needed for B.C. mass timber sector

Upskilling, rail upgrades needed for B.C. mass timber sector

Smart Prosperity Institute identifies opportunities, challenges for engineered wood in B.C.
Vancouver international student fights defamation allegation after dispute with college

Vancouver international student fights defamation allegation after dispute with college

Saki Takatsuki of Japan started her program in January 2022.
How boards are adapting to social, climate responsibility

How boards are adapting to social, climate responsibility

Broad business and stakeholder focus on ESG means that board directors may need to update their skills with courses on evolving areas
How AI is transforming work and skills training

How AI is transforming work and skills training

Employers are gaining insight on skill gaps in their workforces and educators are gaining tools to help them respond to evolving labour force needs.
'Really disappointing': B.C. children in limbo after admission to gifted program paused

'Really disappointing': B.C. children in limbo after admission to gifted program paused

Avery, who was reading at a university level when she was in Grade 2, has big plans for her future. However, the closure of a gifted program is creating challenges for her education path.
B.C. university in 'solid position' to handle international student caps

B.C. university in 'solid position' to handle international student caps

Thompson Rivers University braces for potential deficit amid cap on international students
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