Canuck Place Celebrates Back to School with First Eever Langara College Partnership

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Langara will provide Canuck Place with fee-waived computer courses for two staff and two volunteers each semester, making the college Canuck Place’s Official Training Partner. The goal of the program is to provide opportunities for continued professional development for Canuck Place staff and volunteers.

“We extend immense gratitude to Langara College for this gift of education to our staff and volunteers,” said Margaret McNeil, Canuck Place CEO. Canuck Place has over 300 volunteers who provide over 23,000 hours of support annually. Langara’s gift of education supports our development goals for staff and also for volunteer recognition.

“It is a pleasure to support the incredible work done by Canuck Place by becoming their educational Official Training Partner. Our partnership reflects both Langara College’s commitment to the Vancouver community and Continuing Studies’ devotion to lifelong learning,” said Dan Thorpe, Dean, Continuing Studies. “I am truly awed by the great work that the Hospice volunteers do and very glad that we can provide the education to help them take their skills and knowledge to the next level.”

Langara College: Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With over 1,700 courses and 130 programs offered, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. For more information, please visit

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