Centre for Trades Education and Innovation opens

After four years of planning, construction and a record-breaking $7.5 million fundraising campaign, on February 25, 2016, Camosun College’s $30-million, 80,000-square-foot Centre for Trades Education and Innovation officially opened.

Serving over 2,500 trades students, Camosun is the largest trades training provider on Vancouver Island and the second largest in B.C.   

Centre for Trades Education & Innovation Opening Ceremonies, 2016
Murray and Lynda Farmer stand in front of a construction site
Murray and Lynda Farmer, long-time local philanthropists, Camosun donors co-chaired the Camosun Foundation’s TRADEmark Campaign from 2014 to 2016 – which raised over $7.5 million toward state-of-the art trades training facilities and teaching technologies at Interurban campus.

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