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SFU, Tsleil-Waututh Nation sign agreement to advance reconciliation

SFU, Tsleil-Waututh Nation sign agreement to advance reconciliation

SFU and the regional First Nation will look to find key initiatives to build on inclusivity for students, faculty and visitors to the Burnaby campus.
UNBC tweaking education program to address teacher shortage

UNBC tweaking education program to address teacher shortage

University offering 'micro-credentials' and more accessible programming options to train more teachers
New questions for wind, solar in Alberta create more confusion for industry: advocate

New questions for wind, solar in Alberta create more confusion for industry: advocate

EDMONTON — New information requirements for Alberta power generators including wind and solar projects will create further problems for a booming renewables industry that government policy has already slowed, said an industry advocate.
Private donation helps attract teachers to rural B.C. with $10,000 cash welcome gifts

Private donation helps attract teachers to rural B.C. with $10,000 cash welcome gifts

All 18 vacancies this year have been filled by the district.
Measuring the B.C. teacher shortage is the first step towards fixing it

Measuring the B.C. teacher shortage is the first step towards fixing it

A new school year is always a time of excitement and anticipation.
Almost half of Canadians say workers' right to strike outweighs economic hit: report

Almost half of Canadians say workers' right to strike outweighs economic hit: report

Almost half of Canadians say the right to strike outweighs the risk of economic consequences, a new survey from the Angus Reid Institute found.
Deal to buy Quest University didn’t include student dorms that are now for sale

Deal to buy Quest University didn’t include student dorms that are now for sale

Four dorm buildings valued at $11M each last year, according to BC Assessment
Quest University lands bought by Capilano University in Squamish deal

Quest University lands bought by Capilano University in Squamish deal

Capilano University and Quest deal enhances education prospects in Squamish, with 100 students expected on campus in 2024, and 380 in the future.
Advocates unsuccessful in urging NDP government to halt Quest land deal

Advocates unsuccessful in urging NDP government to halt Quest land deal

The province is expected to announce the acquisition of Quest University's land
Survey shows employers, workers might be aligning on hybrid work

Survey shows employers, workers might be aligning on hybrid work

TORONTO — Around half of hiring managers and employees believe a combination of remote and in-office work to be the ideal setup, according to a survey which suggests both sides might be aligning on the issue more than three years after the COVID-19 p