Burns Lake, BC continues to pursue campus of NVIT

August 10, 2017

A local group working with the Village of Burns Lake, British Columbia says that it is not giving up on trying to bring a rural campus of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology to the village. The rural post-secondary education committee (RPEC) recently encouraged Burns Lake to commission a follow-up impact assessment of programming reductions at the Lakes District campus of the College of New Caledonia. When asked if the rural post-secondary education committee (RPEC) is still confident that a new college may be established in Burns Lake, RPEC member Scott Zayac said “yes,” on the condition that the project receives the full support of the provincial government. “Bringing in NVIT into the community would provide much needed programs and services to the community as well as help diversify the local economy,” said Zayac. BC Local News