The above words mean ‘welcome’ in the four languages of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka'wakw, Liǧʷiɫdax̌ʷ, and Coast Salish people.
NIC is honoured to acknowledge the traditional territories of the combined 35 First Nations of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka'wakw and Coast Salish traditions, on whose traditional and unceded territories the College's campuses are situated.
North Island College is a comprehensive community college located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada that focuses on student success. We proudly serve more than 9,000 students annually at our four campuses, a learning centre and through online and in-community learning.
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