The president of Providence University College says a partnership with Assiniboine Community College comes from a desire to be part of the solution.

Dr. Kenton Anderson is, of course, talking about this week's announcement that Providence will host a Practical Nursing program this fall.

"We've been talking with Assiniboine Community College about a number of things and they expressed an interest in extending the opportunity for nursing training in the southeast part of the province. Through a collaboration with Southern Health Sante Sud, we realized there was an opportunity for Providence to be a part of the solution here by providing some of our space for Assiniboine to offer their program on our campus."

sent. We've got a great campus and we think that there are lots of opportunities for us to work alongside others to provide opportunities for people in southeastern Manitoba."