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Storm brings snow day for some in B.C., a brutal blast of winter reality for others

Storm brings snow day for some in B.C., a brutal blast of winter reality for others

VANCOUVER — The winter storm that blanketed southern British Columbia with snow Wednesday meant a day off work or school for some, but it had much harsher implications for those without a home.
B.C. salmon farms linked to explosive spike in wild fish deaths

B.C. salmon farms linked to explosive spike in wild fish deaths

An estimated 817,265 herring were killed by B.C. salmon farms in 2022, many found with their 'eyes blown out' after getting sucked into a machine that removes sea lice.
Schools struggling to retain staff, union says

Schools struggling to retain staff, union says

“I was told last week that there are teachers at a school who are crying in a bathroom because they can’t cope but they are still showing up for work."
Twenty-five per cent of Canadians believe a degree is necessary for economic success

Twenty-five per cent of Canadians believe a degree is necessary for economic success

TORONTO — A new survey suggests one in four Canadians believe a university degree is essential to succeed economically.
UNBC to offer courses on artificial intelligence

UNBC to offer courses on artificial intelligence

The university is partnering with RoboGarden Inc. to offer courses in machine learning and AI
Mental wellness is key as fall deepens – and the cost is rising

Mental wellness is key as fall deepens – and the cost is rising

Health benefits increasing in importance as workers seek wellness
UVic says it will release guidelines on use of AI by next semester

UVic says it will release guidelines on use of AI by next semester

In the meantime, individual departments have set their own policies and put together ad-hoc solutions
TRU board to decide fate of fine arts program at upcoming meeting

TRU board to decide fate of fine arts program at upcoming meeting

TRU to decide fate of university program
Vancouver Airport Authority signs MOU with Native Education College

Vancouver Airport Authority signs MOU with Native Education College

Agreement enables a range of joint initiatives to benefit Indigenous learners while also enabling cultural awareness training
Whistler Institute, Capilano University ink memorandum of understanding

Whistler Institute, Capilano University ink memorandum of understanding

The two organizations are establishing a formal connection two months after the announcement the North Vancouver-based university is coming to Squamish