Nunavut sheriffs to benefit from JIBC’s experience and expertise

The Sheriff Academy at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) has been selected to provide a training program for court sheriffs in the Territory of Nunavut. JIBC provides training for all BC sheriff recruits and this is the first time the program has been offered outside of the province. According to Justice Minister and Attorney General Shirley Bond, “This is a strong endorsement of the Sheriff Academy and the level of training and expertise it provides. I have attended sheriff recruit … Continued

'Investing in Safety'

Students at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology will benefit from improved and upgraded campus facilities, thanks to $47,000 in capital funding that is part of government’s investment in B.C.’s post-secondary infrastructure this year. Ken Tourand, President, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology — “The safety of students, staff, and visitors on campus is always a priority for NVIT. We are pleased that the funding provided has allowed the institute to construct defined walkways that increase accessibility and safety between the … Continued

JIBC Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program now available through Yukon College

Keeping communities safe in Yukon JIBC Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program now available through Yukon College JIBC has negotiated a program delivery agreement with Yukon College to offer the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certificate program that will allow emergency medical responders to complete their studies closer to home. “There is a keen interest from Yukon volunteer emergency medical responders to take this training,” said Doug MacKay, chair of the Education Program Committee of the Volunteer Ambulance Society. “I have nine people on a waiting … Continued

Two NVIT staff awarded for inclusion

Two members of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology staff have been recognized for their efforts to create a “culture of inclusion.” John Chenoweth, dean of instruction, and Faye Ahdemar, college readiness and indigenous academic studies instructor, were both recognized by the British Columbia Association for Community Living. Read more….. By Phillip Woolgar – Merritt Herald

Restoring the Honouring Circle: Taking a Stand Against Youth Sexual Exploitation

JIBC develops manual for people working with Aboriginal youth in rural and isolated communities The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) School of Community & Social Justice has developed an information, prevention, and capacity-building manual – Restoring the Honouring Circle: Taking a Stand Against Youth Sexual Exploitation – for people working with Aboriginal youth in rural and isolated communities in BC. Read more…….

Kwantlen Polytechnic University graduates unveil dynamic fashion designs at "the SHOW"

You don’t have to go to New York, London or Paris to experience a fashion event like no other. Fashion returns to the runway with 32 innovative design collections from Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Fashion Design and Technology graduates during Kwantlen’s annual fashion event held at the River Rock Show Theatre, Tuesday, April 3. The stunning event, “the SHOW” celebrates the graduating class and showcases their portfolio’s that feature designs of inspiration, imagination and marketing sensibility. Read more… Buy Tickets to “the SHOW” More Info on “the SHOW”

Explore University. Discover Kwantlen. Open House March 31st, 2012

Saturday March 31, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Surrey Campus on 72nd Avenue Open House 2012 The Kwantlen Experience Kwantlen wants to tell you our great stories. From our unique programs to our engaged faculty, there is so much about Kwantlen that you’ll want to learn – like our new bachelor’s degree programs, the scholarships we offer, and our supportive student services! Join us on Saturday March 31, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Kwantlen’s Surrey Campus on 72nd Avenue.