Education, Post-Secondary


EDUCATION, POST-SECONDARY began in the 1890s, when local schools affiliated with eastern universities to offer courses toward a degree. In 1892 the METHODIST CHURCH opened Columbian College in NEW WESTMINSTER. It was affiliated with Univ of Toronto and was the first institution to turn out university graduates in BC. In 1898 Vancouver High School began offering first-year university courses in affiliation with McGill Univ, as did Victoria High School in 1903. In VANCOUVER the relationship was...

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