Vancouver Island University

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Island University
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Freshmen add energy at university

Uche Ukwuoma, a master of business administration student, got a sweet welcome at the Rock the VIU orientation Thursday.— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News BulletinVancouver Island University’s first-year students were welcomed to ‘the rock’ at Rock the ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Partnerships creating jobs

Re: the editorial ‘One slow process’ (The NEWS, Aug. 21).I want to thank editor John Harding for the editorial, especially the realization that there is no fast track to job creation.I do want to point out and ensure recognition is given to all of the ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Trees donated for totem project at VIU

Two cedar trees harvested in the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations territory on Vancouver Island’s west coast have been donated by TimberWest to Vancouver Island University’s totem pole project.The donated cedars were delivered by the Island-based forest company ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Carver, Cedar, Noel Brown
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Software team develops web-free app

A team of software engineers from Vancouver Island University has developed technology that could get people in developing countries wired to the web where the Internet doesn’t exist.To promote its product and crowdfund a pilot project, the team has created ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Varndean College celebrates 98 per cent A level pass rate

Varndean College pupils and staff celebrated an overall pass rate of 98 per cent with 100 per cent pass rates recorded in two thirds of subjects.The sixth form college said that 49 per cent of pupils achieved passes at A* to B and 76 per cent at A* to ... [Published Latest 7 - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism survey being conducted

Tourism Cowichan hopes a visitor experience survey being conducted this summer and early fall will help with planning."The visitor survey is designed to intercept visitors when they are in our communities and invite them to leave their name and email ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

5 mouth signs and symptoms you should never ignore

Sometimes our mouths are sending out an S.O.S. while the next dentist appointment is still six months away. How do you know what can’t be ignored? Here are five symptoms that need to be checked out by a dental professionalPrevious Slide 1 of 6 NextA sore ... [Published Best Health Magazine - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

B.C. announces $6.8M investment for LNG trades training seats

- The Government of British Columbia has announced a $6.8-million investment in trades seats for public post-secondary institutions through B.C. as part of its Skills for Jobs Blueprint . The new 1424 foundation and apprenticeship seats are expected to ... [Published Electrical Business - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Spots open in trades training at Vancouver Island University

In order to accommodate the burgeoning liquefied natural gas industry, the B.C. government has committed $837,000 to Vancouver Island University’s trades programs.From that, $727,000 will go toward 132 new trades training spots – 80 welder and 36 electrician ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

1,424 LNG training seats to B.C. trades students

Trades students will have access to more training seats, thanks to government’s $6.8-million investment in critical trades seats for public post-secondary institutions throughout B.C.This funding was announced at Vancouver Island University, as part of ... [Published LNG World News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

University president’s compensation negotiated prior to cap

Vancouver Island University said it did not circumvent provincial compensation caps set for university officials.According to a release provided Monday by the B.C. NDP, the Island university, along with Capilano University and University of the Fraser ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Biosphere reserve sitting pretty

LISSA ALEXANDERreporter@pqbnews.comA couple of years ago there was some controversy surrounding The Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve (MABR) and whether it would keep its UNESCO designation, but an update from Parksville Mayor Chris Burger at Monday ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]

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"I'm really thankful to my friends and my family and especially the city of Prince Rupert because I graduated and got a few bursaries that have really helped me sponsoring me for my exchange. I'm really grateful to have them and be born and raised here."
"The visitor survey is designed to intercept visitors when they are in our communities and invite them to leave their name and email to engage in an online survey" says an article from Economic Development Cowichan's latest newsletter
"Only in places like the Okanagan where populations are so far contained, do you have a good chance of eradication worth putting money into" Govindarajulu told me at Trevlac, of an emerging small triumph...

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Freshmen add energy at university [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
Partnerships creating jobs [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Around Town: August 22, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Aug 22 2014]
Students like diploma-degree option at Guelph-H... [Published Macleans Online - Aug 22 2014]
Studying climate change from the bottom of the ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Aug 21 2014]
Trees donated for totem project at VIU [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 20 2014]
Around Town: August 15, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Aug 15 2014]
Software team develops web-free app [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 14 2014]
Varndean College celebrates 98 per cent A level... [Published Latest 7 - Aug 14 2014]
Heart of our city: Celina Guadagni goes off the... [Published The Northern View - Aug 13 2014]
GMO critics spreading 'pseudo-science nonsense' [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 13 2014]
Tourism survey being conducted [Published Cowichan News Leader - Aug 13 2014]
Around Town: August 8, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Aug 09 2014]
Revival of old Koksilah school site ideal [Published Cowichan News Leader - Aug 08 2014]
America: The Morality of a Geopolitical Design... [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 06 2014]
5 mouth signs and symptoms you should never ignore [Published Best Health Magazine - Aug 06 2014]
Small biz and LNG sector have huge vacancy rates [Published Asian Pacific Post - Aug 06 2014]
B.C. announces $6.8M investment for LNG trades ... [Published Electrical Business - Aug 05 2014]
Spots open in trades training at Vancouver Isla... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Aug 03 2014]
Around Town: August 1, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Aug 02 2014]
DFO's Aquaculture Director says don't focus on ... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 01 2014]
1,424 LNG training seats to B.C. trades students [Published LNG World News - Aug 01 2014]
A frog for the killing [Published Pique News Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
School’s namesake celebrates a century of living [Published Cowichan News Leader - Jul 30 2014]
Parksville resident's leadership and service ci... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 29 2014]
You Reap What You Sow [Published Manitoban Online - Jul 28 2014]
NDP ‘wrong’ on university pay cap claims: Virk [Published Abbotsford News - Jul 27 2014]
Around Town: July 25, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 25 2014]
University president’s compensation negotiated ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 24 2014]
Biosphere reserve sitting pretty [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
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