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"Through the development of the School District 91 Business Company, Vanderhoof is able to create new opportunities for our community. Not only will it help put money back into our school district, it will also prove to be a great example of the quality of education that is available to our children."

Gerry Thiessen, Mayor, District of Vanderhoof

New Offshore Schools Will Create A Pathway Between Chinese And Canadian Education

With the opening of the first school in Xianghe in September of 2012, growth in employment opportunities also begins. At peak enrollment and with all three schools in full operation it is anticipated that over 116 full time domestic and international positions consisting of teachers, guidance counselors, support staff and…

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