Education funding

Palesa Malakoane graduated from SRT in 2022, and with the help of the Standing Tall Education Award, was able to travel to Alberta to attend school at Mount Royal University. (Coast Capital/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge teen wins education award worth $3,500

Palesa Malakoane graduated from SRT in 2022 and now studies chemistry in Alberta

 

Mitchell Miller, CEO of Atlas Power Technologies in Abbotsford, gives a tour of his facility to ministers Ravi Kahlon and Anne Kang on Aug. 24. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

Student research gets $8.6M boost from B.C. government

Funding will increase work opportunities while developing ideas, projects around clean energy

 

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

 

Jaclyn Spittle, a parent of a child with autism, said the province’s decision to move to a hub model of care would “rip away” the supports that have made her son self-reliant. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

B.C. families rally in Victoria against changes to support for children with autism

New model a step backward, removes effective individualized care, advocates say

Jaclyn Spittle, a parent of a child with autism, said the province’s decision to move to a hub model of care would “rip away” the supports that have made her son self-reliant. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)

Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge school parent groups receive gaming funds

The provincial government announced funding for 1,300 groups

Local schools will benefit from gaming funds for parent advisory councils. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/File photo)
BC NDP candidate Lisa Beare said her party would replace Pitt Meadows secondary if re-elected. (Special to The News)

Election promises should bring new secondary school to Pitt Meadows

School board will be talking to new education minister soon: Carreras

BC NDP candidate Lisa Beare said her party would replace Pitt Meadows secondary if re-elected. (Special to The News)
Jassi Sidhu was 25 when she was killed in India. A new Justice scholarship will be created in her memory. (THE NEWS/files)

Education Foundation needs board support: Rempel

Donors to scholarship in Jassi Sidhu’s memory hit barriers

Jassi Sidhu was 25 when she was killed in India. A new Justice scholarship will be created in her memory. (THE NEWS/files)
B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. announces funding to support post-secondary students with disabilities

The province is investing $275,000 in the new BCcampus website

B.C.’s Minister of Advanced Education Melanie Mark is Indigenous and she grew up in government care. (B.C. government photo)
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