Sask invests $10 million in Parkland technology centre

October 17, 2013

The Saskatchewan government has invested $10 million to support the construction of a new Trades and Technology Centre at Parkland Regional College. The 2,300-square metre facility is expected to help address the trades and technical training needs of the region by graduating an additional 360 students and providing upgraded facilities for more than 2,000 new students annually. “The Trades and Technology Centre will yield educational excellence, foster innovation, cultivate inclusion, and create accountability to the citizens of the Parkland Region as well as the entire province of Saskatchewan,” says Parkland President Fay Myers. The college expects the project to proceed with tenders in November. During the facility announcement, Premier Brad Wall also highlighted the provincial government’s matching of a $150,000 scholarship donation over the next 5 years by the Yorkton Tribal Council to Parkland to help provide local First Nations youth with scholarships. Saskatchewan/Parkland News Release