Provincial government BC Skills for Jobs Blueprint

April 30, 2014 - The BC government is retooling the province's education and apprenticeship system under its new BC Skills for Jobs Blueprint announced Tuesday including targeting a higher percentage of universities' operating grants to programs for high-demand occupations. The chair of the Research Universities' Council of BC pointed out that a university education gives young people a tremendous advantage in a changing job market. (The Globe and Mail ran its story on the front page; other coverage included the Times Colonist and Vancouver Sun.)

The Vancouver Sun's political columnist Vaughn Palmer also covered it. VS