Lakeland College will receive $16M from the Government of Alberta for revitalization efforts and to support student enrolment. $13.3M will be used to revitalize the Bentley Building on Lakeland’s Vermilion campus; the renovated building will include features such as a child development centre and labs, a design studio, and a smudge-safe Indigenous lounge. Lakeland will also receive $2.7M to support capital maintenance and renewal projects. Northern Lakes also recently received $1.9M from AB to upgrade its HVAC systems and to improve student learning experiences. They also received a $250K grant to support the implementation of a pre-employment plumber program.