B.C. NDP announces new investments for student housing

UVSS happy about the plans after months of lobbying

Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures chilling the province, the B.C. NDP government warmed up to post-secondary institutions in their 2018 budget announcement.

After months of lobbying the government, universities and student unions across the province got their wish: a budget that allocates $450 million to a new student housing program that will allow public post-secondary institutions to borrow from government to finance student housing projects.

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