Canada and BC Invest in Health and Science Centre at VIU

Back row (standing), from left: Alistair MacGregor, MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford; Sheila Malcolmson, MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. Front row, from left: Allan Wiekenkamp, Chair of the VIU Board of Governors; William Litchfield, Executive Director, VIU University Relations; Michelle Stilwell, MLA for Parksville-Qualicum; Sherina Goglin, VIU Bachelor of Science in Nursing student; Dr. Ralph Nilson, VIU President and Vice-Chancellor.

January 20, 2017 - 3:30pm

$35.9-million investment will create jobs, support research and improve health care

Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow with a $35.9-million federal-provincial investment in Vancouver Island University's (VIU) new $39.9-million Health and Science Centre.

This brings the total provincial and federal investment in new infrastructure at VIU announced since December 2016 to $62.3 million. The total investment figure also includes funding from VIU and community partners of the University.

To read the full story, please visit the BC Government news site.

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