The province announced the groundbreaking of a new centre for childhood studies Thursday that will more than double the amount of child care spaces for the university.
The centre will add 74 affordable child care spaces raising the total number of spaces to 143 for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Students, employees and community members are all eligible to apply for space for their children at the new centre.
“I am proud that we are investing in people’s futures by providing child care spaces so parents can benefit from educational opportunities,” said Anne Kang, B.C. Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training.