The Provincial Government is setting aside 1.5 million dollars to fund 183 new health-education spaces at nine public post-secondary institutions, and North Island College is getting a piece of the action.

Comox Valley MLA Don McRae…

McRae says with an ageing population, the funding shot will be put to good use…

McRae says the Province has provided one-time funding for additional education spaces in health programs annually since 2008, and funding to date totals nearly 15 million, which has created more than 1,800 student spaces.