• Music Monday May 2, 2016
    Education Minister Mike Bernier joined over 2,000 students along with school staff, special guests and families as they came together at the Q Arena in Colwood to sing and share music to celebrate Music Monday. He also presented a proclamation to students and Sooke School District Staff at the event.
  • British Columbia students to become Masters of Disaster April 29, 2016
    On the eve of Emergency Preparedness Week (May 1-7, 2016), and following the recent earthquakes in Japan where aftershocks continue to rumble, the Province is announcing a new program to help students, their families and their communities better prepare for emergencies.
  • Education Minister responds to Vancouver board failure to deliver balanced budget April 29, 2016
    Education Minister Mike Bernier released the following statement in response to the Vancouver school board’s failure to adopt a balanced 2016-17 preliminary budget:
  • Province invests $19.6 million in student safety at new Vancouver elementary school April 22, 2016
    Student safety – and B.C.’s award winning Seismic Mitigation Program – took a step forward with the announcement of $19.6 million in provincial funding to replace Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary.