Canada and BC Invest to Renew Infrastructure at VIU

Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell came to visit VIU's Nanaimo campus on December 6, 2016, to announce federal and provincial funding for two new, exciting capital projects at the campus. She is pictured here with automotive students including Steve Gagnon, seated to her left, who also spoke at the announcement. Seated to her right: William Litchfield, Executive Director of University Relations and Dr. Ralph Nilson, VIU President and Vice-Chancellor.

December 6, 2016 - 10:15am

$22.4-million investment will create jobs, support students and reduce carbon output

Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow with a $22.4 million investment at Vancouver Island University (VIU) to expand the Marine, Automotive and Trades Complex and create a District Geo-Exchange Energy System.

The joint federal-provincial investment was announced by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell on behalf of Andrew Wilkinson, British Columbia Advanced Education Minister.

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

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