Several Vancouver-area institutions to extend reading breaks during Olympics

November 12, 2009

A number of post-secondary schools across BC's Lower Mainland will not be running classes during the course of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Starting on February 12, the day the Games begin, Capilano University, Vancouver Community College, and Langara College will not hold classes until the end of February. Emily Carr students will be off between February 14 and 27, while Douglas College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University will have no classes beginning February 15. Reading breaks at SFU and UBC will run from February 15 to 26. At BCIT, no part-time studies classes will run between February 12 and 28. Georgia Straight