June 14, 2012
Education was at the top of NDP Leader Adrian Dix's list of concerns as he spoke to the party's regional conference at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre Saturday.
"I think we really have to focus on giving young people the opportunity to succeed, and that means allowing people access to post-secondary education," Dix said to one of many rounds of applause.
Most jobs, especially the good ones, require post-secondary education, he said, and the NDP would make easier access to post-secondary and advanced education a primary goal.
As well, he said, the government needs to stop fighting with teachers and to start working with them more.
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