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B.C. universities focus on talks with protesters as others take legal action

B.C. universities focus on talks with protesters as others take legal action

The University of Victoria says it's focusing on dialogue with encamped protesters, while Vancouver Island University says it's committed to a "measured" response.
Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

Canada and U.S. suspend all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon

WHITEHORSE — Canada and the United States are suspending all fishing for Canadian-origin Yukon River chinook salmon for seven years in an attempt to protect the dwindling species.
1 in 4 B.C. job postings missing salary figures now required by law, says report

1 in 4 B.C. job postings missing salary figures now required by law, says report

Province says compliance and enforcement measures can be added to the legislation if deemed necessary.
New Douglas College program the first in B.C. to meet kinesiology standards

New Douglas College program the first in B.C. to meet kinesiology standards

The New Westminster post-secondary school says the diploma will align with requirements set by B.C.'s governing body for kinesiologists.
Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

Going back to school can be a great way to accelerate your career, whether it’s getting a master’s degree or taking a certificate program to add more skills to your repertoire.
Carey Price to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UNBC

Carey Price to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UNBC

Carey Price, a world-renowned goaltender, role model for Indigenous youth, and philanthropist, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Northern British Columbia during the 2024 Convocation ceremony at the Prince George
Patricia Coppard: Working remotely is the horse that got out of the barn

Patricia Coppard: Working remotely is the horse that got out of the barn

If we’re going to lure people back to the office, we better talk up the benefits: people to chat with that you’re not related to and someone else cleaning the bathroom
'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

Three new commercials are being released to raise attention to B.C.'s 'dire' teacher shortage.
CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

Program lead Doreen Manuel hopes to combat under-representation in the industry and lack of opportunity for Indigenous filmmakers with the online course
Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

$8M already secured for research on disaster prevention, rural aging and more