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by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

In a recent media release, the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) announced a research document outlining many of the issues facing international students in British Columbia. 

The release said the document focuses on BC’s economic dependence on international students, the instability of unregulated tuition fees, and the lack of support services for international students in...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 28 2018

A more Canadians take to the water, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) wants to remind anglers that wearing your lifejacket is even more important than wearing your ‘lucky fishing hat’ as the country marks National Fishing Week from  June 30th- July 8th .

According to the Canadian Safe Boating Council and the Lifesaving...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 25 2018

Alexander McIntyre of Slocan is one of four students from around the Basin will receive a Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship was established in 2017 by the Muth family and Columbia Basin Trust.

McIntyre joins Kelsey Guesford of Trail, Spencer Palone of Rossland and Mackenzie Adams-Sedrovic of Sparwood as winners of the $3,000 scholarship awarded to students who have...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

More students in the Kootenays will soon have access to training to become early childhood educators, thanks to an expansion of the program at Selkirk College.

The news was announced by Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development and Kootenay West MLA, on behalf of Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

“Working with children is one of...

by The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

The Fraser Institute today released its ...

by Bob Hall on Sunday Jun 17 2018

Students cutting their educational teeth in Selkirk College’s Carpentry Foundation Program will be the first to christen the newest Silver King Campus shop with sawdust.

Nelson’s Silver King Campus has been undergoing a major refresh over the last two years to get the aging shops up to today’s educational standards. Last summer, the newly renovated shops for Welding, Metal Fabricator,...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jun 11 2018

A trio of Selkirk College alumni have embarked on six-month internships that send recent Canadian post-secondary graduates across the globe to work on international development.

Selkirk College, along with partners Bow Valley College and College of the Rockies, is excited...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jun 08 2018

High school students from around the region have a shot at easing the financial pressure of post-secondary at the annual Selkirk College High School Exam Competition.

There is $5,000 in tuition and textbook credit up for grabs at the annual competition that takes place at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on Friday, June 29. Open to all Grade 11 and Grade 12 students, test takers can...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday May 24 2018

Rapid innovation and technology adoption across the forest sector in rural B.C. will be fostered through a new research program spearheaded by Selkirk College.

Selkirk College’s Applied Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) has been successful in securing $1.7 million in funding from the Natural Science & Engineering Council of...

by Bob Hall on Thursday May 24 2018

After nine months in the Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program workshop, students are emerging from behind workbenches ready to showcase their furniture’s fine lines.

Each wood creation is a solid representation of the unique personality each student brings to the table. Celebrate their year of hard work, splinters and beautiful finished projects at an exhibition that runs May...


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