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New Democrats unveil plans for 2013 election trail in B.C.

  • Apr. 18, 2013 6:00 p.m.

BC NDP leader Adrian Dix announced today that an NDP government will invest $40 million in skills training and $100 million in a student grants program annually as he released the NDP’s plan for jobs, growth, and a thriving middle class.

“If we fail to act, the growing skills shortage facing BC will hamstring our economy and hurt the private sector’s ability to increase productivity and create jobs,” said Dix. “And the inequality that plagues BC—already the worst in Canada—will only get worse.