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New Scholarships Created at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Ed Coates Memorial Foundation has created two scholarships for KPU–a Trade Leadership Award and a Business Award. The first of these awards will provide $1,000 to a student in the Automotive Parts, Warehousing, Logistics and Distribution Foundation or Level 1 Apprenticeship Programs and the other for a student enrolled in KPU’s business program. A new bursary award was also created in the Automotive Parts, Warehousing, Logistics and Distribution Foundation or Level 1 Apprenticeship Program...

New Scholarships Created at UFV for Automotive Students

The Ed Coates Memorial Foundation has created two new leadership scholarships for automotive students at the University of Fraser Valley, in Abbotsford, BC. The awards will provide $1,500 a year to one student in the Automotive Service Technician program and another in the Automotive Collision Repair program. The foundation has donated $37,500 to UFV to fund the awards, the largest number it has given to date. The amount will be matched by the university. “In...

Lordco Employees raise over $10,000 in holiday donations

Over the holiday season, Lordco employees from across BC graciously donated their extra dollars to help support the Ed Coates Memorial Foundation. The Coates Family would like to thank all the staff that participated in collecting $10,271.50 towards the foundation! Ed’s children: Samantha, Sarah, Ian and Candace, have matched the total raised by staff to make the full contribution $20,543.00! These funds go towards the many scholarships and bursaries in automotive trade schools and business...