MB learning centres receive funding to enhance programming, access

The Government of Manitoba has increased funding for 27 adult literacy and learning centre operators to support increased enrolment and improved services. Brandon Friendship Centre Inc and Yellowquill College have each received a 5.7% increase in funding to expand their programming. North End Literacy Programs LWG will receive a 3.1% increase to support Indigenous learners. The Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development will receive $25K to support its adult learning centre and adult literacy program. “Adult literacy and learning centres provide a critical service to adults who need to improve their skills to fully participate in our economy,” said MB Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration Minister John Reyes. “This funding will ensure we can support increased enrolments at certain centres and improve services at others to serve their clients better.”