Posts Tagged ‘higher education’

BC Skills deficit looming in 2016: More jobs than qualified people unless post-secondary capacity expanded

Jan. 29, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A skills shortage will hit British Columbia in 2016 and continue to grow, unless immediate action is taken to improve access to all types of post-secondary education – university, college and trades.

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UBC weighs affordable housing options

Mar. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

With housing prices skyrocketing in Vancouver, the University of British Columbia has released potential housing program options designed to help create more affordable housing on the Vancouver campus.

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Stephen Toope and Neil Gross: O Canada

Jul. 26, 2010 | Filed under: News Feed, Op-ed | Tags: , , , , , ,

Recently a remarkable development took place in Canadian public life that has implications for American prosperity. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, leader of the Conservative Party, chose David Johnston, an academic, to be the nation’s next governor general.

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