Okanagan institutions provide training that businesses need

Oct 13 2016

The new Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) program at the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Okanagan campus is the latest example of a B.C. academic institution partnering with area businesses to design a program that will equip workers with needed skills.

It also addresses the needs of a younger generation that has been migrating to the Okanagan from Metro Vancouver, with many feeling forced out by higher housing prices and seeking a better lifestyle, according to Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission manager Corie Griffiths.

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