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Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Province announces measles immunization catch-up program in BC schools

The program will run from April through June of this year.

This new program in BC schools strives to keep teenage boys away from crime

The province is investing $1.12M into the program.

Family benefits and cheaper student loans among BC Budget 2019 highlights

Families can receive up to $28,800 for one child.

Victoria student earns $100,000 national post-secondary scholarship

She is 1 of 35 recipients across Canada

Education on BC’s Great Bear Rainforest now being added to provincial curriculum

BC's coast is home to the rarest bear on earth: the spirit bear.

BC educators are now learning anxiety prevention strategies for classrooms

“When we address these issues early, students will be able to not just survive, but thrive..."

Province developing 24/7 mental health support for post-secondary students

13% of students surveyed had seriously considered suicide.

BC government creating new curriculum to bring more Indigenous perspectives into schools

“The new curriculum helps to ensure K-12 students learn Indigenous perspectives in all grades and subjects – from math to science to literature.”

Province creates new scholarship for women in STEM

10 women have received it so far, and 2 are from UVic!

B.C. students will have access to more extra curricular activities this year

Were you (or are you) part of any school clubs?
BC Legislature

Rallies about sexual orientation education at school happening in Victoria tomorrow

One group wants to keep the conversation about sexual orientation and gender identity out of classrooms - the other does not
Earthquake Drill Shake Out BC

Make sure to register for BC’s largest earthquake drill of the year

More than 3,000 earthquakes occur in BC each year

UVic working on plans to create marijuana smoking areas

Legalization is slated for October 17th

New dictionary released to preserve language of Saanich Peninsula First Nations

It took 40 years to put together 1500 pages of this Indigenous Vancouver Island language
Royal Roads Post-Secondary

B.C. government establishes new scholarship for Royal Roads students

The scholarship fund is part of a $12-million investment announced last month.
Cannabis Camosun College

Camosun College is now offering online cannabis classes

Required textbook = The Grow Bible 🌿
Royal Roads Post-Secondary

Province looks at making post-secondary education more accessible in the West Shore

Royal Roads University just got $250,000 from the BC Government