East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett joined College President and CEO David Walls to see how the College of the Rockies funding will be used

East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett joined College President and CEO David Walls to see how the College of the Rockies funding will be used

College of the Rockies recieves funding

College of the Rockies receives $164,000 in funding.

On July 31, the Ministry of Advanced Education announced they would be giving $164,000 in additional funding for the College of the Rockies foundation and apprenticeship welding programs.

On August 1, East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett stopped by the college’s welding shop with college President and CEO David Walls to see how the funds will be utilized.  An additional 16 welder foundation seats and 16 welder apprenticeship seats will be made available as a result of the new funding.