The BC government is providing money to help retrain workers in northwest BC.
Northwest Community College will get $150,000 to support employees affected by the partial closure and decreased production at the Huckleberry Mine.
NWCC will offer its Working in Natural Gas program in Houston for former Huckleberry workers.
The money will also be used to provide additional skills training for students in other Northwest communities, including workers hit by the closure of the Canfisco cannery.
The college will offer its Essential Office Skills and Intro to Trades programs to former Canfisco workers at its Prince Rupert Campus.
A BC government news release says the programs were developed in consultation with NWCC and a Community Adjustment Team.