Capilano University recently announced new collaboration agreements with local partners in Squamish and Whistler, BC. CapilanoU and the Whistler Institute signed a MOU that will offer CapilanoU students increased access to work-integrated learning opportunities, while Whistler residents will have enhanced access to educational programs. CapilanoU said that the MOU is guided by a mutual commitment to Truth and Reconciliation, Indigenization, decolonization, and EDI, and will focus on enhancing the wellbeing and sustainability of people and the environment. CapilanoU also signed an MOU with the District of Squamish. The two parties agreed to collaborate on early learning and childcare access, establish a Squamish chapter of City Studio in 2024, and explore opportunities to share recreation, arts, and culture infrastructure.