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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Ashley Evans

Community & Communications Manager

Ashley is the Community & Communications Manager at Bardel, and she is also an actress who has been artistically murdered in many short films, including being drowned in a toilet by a baby.