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Top 10 VCC stories of 2018

Posted on December 31, 2018



Happy New Year, VCC! Let’s celebrate by taking a look back at 2018’s most popular online stories featuring our students, instructors, and alumni.


10. The top five things we love about nursing

During National Nursing Week, we shone the spotlight on this time-honoured yet ever-changing profession 


9. VCC wins big at Skills Canada BC 2018 provincials

VCC students earn 18 medals including two podium sweeps at BC’s biggest skills competition


8. VCC cooks up national gold at Skills Canada 

Culinary apprentice Carmen Rosa shares her path to the podium and a promising career


7. Theatre production supports VCC’s Deaf, hard of hearing, and visually impaired

A presentation of Love, Loss and What I Wore by award-winning screenwriters and authors Nora and Delia Ephron supports VCC students with disabilities


6. New program teaches the skills to rate building accessibility

The Rick Hansen Foundation is guiding VCC students to rethink building design to create truly accessible spaces


5. Heat’s story: Blazing trails in food and business 

VCC alumnus and Indigenous chef Heat Laliberte shares his journey from foster care to culinary entrepreneur


4. B.C. government announces $1.5 million for disability career programs 

A visit from The Honourable Melanie Mark announces funding to further diversity in education, trades training, and the workforce


3. The many faces of Adult Basic Education 

As VCC celebrates one year of tuition-free ABE, we shine a light on some of our most inspiring students


2. Sacred stories: Gladue program responds to a decades-old call for justice

How a new VCC pilot program is promoting healing and progress for Indigenous offenders


1. Women’s work: meet the new generation in automotive trades 

VCC’s automotive refinishing technicians talk trades, trends, and workplace culture


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