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Skills Canada Peace Region Competition showcases Trades occupations

DAWSON CREEK – There was a heightened buzz of excitement emanating from the Northern Lights College (NLC) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering hangar on January 23, but it wasn’t from rotor blades or a jet engine firing up it was the 2015 Skills Canada Peace Region Competition that caused the stir.

Thursday, February 12, 2015/Categories: College News

Pulse of the Peace guide profiles in-demand jobs

PEACE REGION - The Pulse of the Peace resource guide has been developed to provide job seekers, students, parents, career practitioners and teachers with access to information, resources and opportunities for the in-demand occupations in Northeast B.C.

Saturday, February 07, 2015/Categories: College News

Conference Board of Canada releases report on skills shortages

VICTORIA - The Conference Board of Canada released a report entitled, Skills for Success: Developing Skills for a Prosperous BC. This report, jointly commissioned by BC Colleges (BCC) and the BC Association of Institutes and Universities (BCAIU), highlights the occupations, credentials, and skills required by employers for a prosperous BC. This report finds that BC's skill shortages and mismatches cost the economy up to $6 billion in forgone GDP and $785 million in provincial tax revenues annually.

Thursday, February 05, 2015/Categories: College News

Chinese investors tour NLC’s Trades training facilities

FORT ST. JOHN – Interest in Northern Lights College (NLC) as the premier training facility located in hub of the province’s oil and gas activity continues to grow internationally.

Thursday, January 29, 2015/Categories: College News

Minister of Advanced Education (AVED) visits Fort St. John Campus

FORT ST. JOHN – The Honourable Minister Andrew Wilkinson visited Northern Lights College today to announce funding for new and upgraded trades equipment.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015/Categories: College News

Encana awards benefit Aboriginal students

DAWSON CREEK – Students from the Dawson Creek and Fort Nelson Campuses were happy to be named recipients of the Encana Aboriginal Student Awards last month.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015/Categories: College News

New year: Get trained for the top 60 high-demand occupations

VICTORIA – With the start of the new year, some British Columbians may be considering a new career.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015/Categories: College News

BC Aboriginal students will share over $900,000 in awards in 2014

VICTORIA – The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has granted a total of $917,500 to a record 310 Aboriginal students in BC to support their studies at post-secondary colleges and universities throughout the province.

Friday, December 12, 2014/Categories: College News

NLC and Canbriam Energy Inc. announce Aboriginal New Student Award Winner for 2014

CHETWYND – Theresa Laberge is the recipient of the 2014 Canbriam Energy Inc. Aboriginal New Student Award.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014/Categories: College News

103 BC Students Awarded $515,000 in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

VICTORIA, BC – Across the province, students transferring between BC post-secondary institutions have been awarded $515,000 in scholarships by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014/Categories: College News