Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Computers for Schools Program provides new learning opportunities
Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl
at a number of local schools will have new digital learning
opportunities thanks to the Computers for Schools Program announced
Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl.
In Budget 2014, the
Conservative Government announced renewed support of $36 million
over four years for the Computers for Schools Program. The Industry
Canada program refurbishes computers from governments and businesses
donating them to schools, libraries and Aboriginal communities.
Last year almost 7,500
computers were shipped to schools in British Columbia, including
those in Aboriginal communities. More than 135,000 computers have
been given to schools in the province since Computers for Schools
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