Toronto, Ontario – February 3, 2017 - Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning is partnering with the Tzu Chi Foundation Canada in support of the college’s Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (TCM) program.

The partnership will provide entrance and ongoing scholarships for students in the TCM program and will fund the building and operation of an on-campus Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in space provided by Humber. The clinic will serve the community and offer students real-life opportunities for teaching practicums.

For more information on the TCM program at Humber, please go to


Partnership Announcement


Sunday, February 5, 2017

10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (two events)


Mississauga Living Arts Centre

4141 Living Arts Drive

Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 4B8

Photo/Interview Opportunities:

TCM Faculty, Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada


About The Tzu Chi Foundation Canada

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, Canada (also known "Tzu Chi Canada" for short) is founded by its CEO, Mr. Gary Ho, in 1992 under the inspiration of Dharma Master Cheng Yen to inaugurate Tzu Chi’s good works in Canada.  From the national head office in Vancouver, BC, Tzu Chi Foundation Canada’s regular donors and volunteers have expanded their unconditional love and contributions across the nation through the missions of charity, medicine, education, culture, international relief, and environmental care.  Currently, Tzu Chi Canada has over 40,000 regular donors and over 2200 volunteers with 11 offices coast to coast including Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Calgary, Toronto, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Montreal, and Ottawa.

About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves 29,200 full-time students and 23,000 part-time and continuing education students. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path, including 150 full-time programs across more than 40 fields of study, 200 part-time and 400 online programs or courses. More than four out of five of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. Visit

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For more information, please contact:

Nadia Araujo, Communications Co-ordinator                  
416.675.6622 ext. 5479