Education

Pinnacle program and Future Hair Training Centre gives struggling teens another chance

"Before the program, I didn't have any dreams or any goals," said one young teen. "I was an addict and an alcoholic." Today, she's a budding hair stylist with a job already lined up for her.

Eric Hamber Prepares to Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary

Eric Hamber under construction.

Emily Carr's Summer Institute for Teens preps students for future in art + design

Once again this summer, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is offering the Summer Institute for Teens. From July 2 to July 26, 2013, this intensive summer program for teens focuses on giving...

A hunger for more

Emily Grainger was part of a turnaround team, and she’s not ready to stop winning.

Capilano University's $1.3 million shortfall means suspended programs for students

While Emily Carr University makes headlines for the announcement of its new $133 million campus, a $1.3 million shortfall for Capilano University means the institution is planning to eliminate...
VanCity Idol contestants

3rd Annual VanCity Idol rocks the audience at Van Tech

VanCity Idol contestants await the judges feedback.
Police Training

Vancouver students train with police officers in VPD Student Challenge 2013

Vancouver students train with Vancouver police officers.
Mount Pleasant students celebrate Pink Day.

District Pink Day highlight reel shows off Vancouver School Board's diversity

During the last week of February 2013, schools across the Vancouver School District hosted a wide range of amazing activities. The diversity of celebrations was immense.

Drugs targeting blood vessels may be candidates for treating Alzheimer’s

University of British Columbia researchers have successfully normalized the production of blood vessels in the brain of mice with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by immunizing them with amyloid beta, a...