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    British Columbia’s Minister of Education Rob Fleming is expected to hold a press conference Thursday to provide an update on the province’s back-to-school plans ahead of in-class learning resumption next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged $242 million federal support for B.C.’s back-to-school plans during a virtual visit to the province with Premier Horgan on Wednesday. The federal government is working with school districts to determine how to spend the federal money while Trudeau did not weigh-in on how the money should be allocated. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation sent a letter to Education Minister Rob Fleming on Wednesday that detailed how the union would like to see the money spent. The province confirmed another 104 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of active cases to 1,127. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7313386/no-break-on-tuition-as-b-c-s-post-secondary-students-gear-up-for-virtual-semester/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #BC #Coronavirus #COVID19

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