22 Post-Secondary Students Receive Premier’s Scholarships For Study Abroad

Victoria, B.C., June 5, 2012 – Premier’s scholarships valued at $6,000 to $10,000 for study abroad have been awarded to 22 B.C. students, the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society announced today. A total of $148,000 was awarded to the B.C. public post-secondary students. This year’s recipients will go to a variety of countries to study topics such as anthropology, human kinetics, fine arts and international relations (see list of recipients).

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Victoria Foundation Receives Accreditation

May 8, 2012 – The Victoria Foundation is among the first charities in Canada to receive accreditation through Imagine Canada’s standards program. Designed to strengthen public confidence in the charitable and non-profit sector, the program is among the first of its kind at a national level. 

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SeaChange in Tod Inlet

SeaChange Marine Conservation Society is working in partnership with BC Parks, local First Nations communities and volunteers to restore a part of the Saanich Peninsula that the group's executive director  describes as a cultural and ecological treasure.


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