Government announces new Nursing Degree Program for Northeast BC

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training was at the Fort St. John Hospital on Friday to announce that a Nursing Degree Program will be coming to Northeast B.C.According to the Government, this program will ensure more patients in the region can access care that will improve their quality of life, while students can pursue health-care education and training closer to home.Education Minister, Melanie Mark, says students have been advocating for a nursing program for years and that this new program is a result of the efforts made by local stakeholders.- Advertisement -“For years, students in the northeast of the province have been advocating for the education and training to pursue a career in registered nursing closer to home. We know that people are more likely to stay and work in the communities where they get their education and training. The new nursing degree program is the result of strong partnerships and engagement with local stakeholders. Our government is proud to invest in the next generation of healers and health-care professionals.”The first class of 16 student spaces, to be operated out of Northern Lights College in Fort St. John, is expected to be in operation by September 2020.Total Provincial funding for this new program is $1.1 million.Advertisement The full announcement can be seen here:last_img read more

PSG star to leave on a free transfer – Liverpool and Tottenham to fight it out?

first_img Ezequiel Lavezzi Liverpool and Tottenham target Ezequiel Lavezzi has decided to stay with Paris Saint-Germain until the summer.The forward’s contract with the French champions expires at the end of the season, meaning he will be able to leave on a free transfer.PSG were expected to cash in on the 30-year-old during the January transfer window after Juventus and Inter Milan made offers.Lavezzi though, according to reports in France, has rejected the approaches of the Italian clubs as they did not meet his wage demands.That leaves the door open for Liverpool and Tottenham, who have both scouted the Argentina international.Neither of the Premier League pair had been keen on a January move but snapping up Lavezzi on a free in the summer is likely to reignite their interest. 1last_img