2020 Skills Canada BC Provincial Competitor Travel Subsidy
Please note the 2020 Skills Canada BC Provincial Competitor Travel Subsidy has been modified to make efficient use of limited funds. Cooperative Vehicle use/Carpooling is the favored method of transport.
Complete the SCBCCTS application when you have finished your Regional Competition, and the competitors from areas that favor carpooling are known. You will be notified that your application has been received. You will be notified if the funding limit for your region has been reached.
Eligible expenses include: fuel receipts, ferry charges, parking receipts, bus charges. This transportation subsidy does NOT cover: taxi charges, mileage, or hotel and meal expenses.
Vancouver Island: Limit of $1500 per Region (North, Central, South). Bus encouraged; claimants will be reimbursed $50 per competitor up to a maximum of $500 per bus. Shared vehicle; claimants will be reimbursed $40 per competitor to offset the cost of ferry fares and fuel costs up to a maximum of $300 per vehicle.
Lower Mainland: Central Lower Mainland, Northwest Lower Mainland, Lower Fraser Valley, Upper Fraser Valley: Limit of $500 per region. Shared vehicle; claimants will be reimbursed $40 per competitor to offset fuel and parking costs. $200 limit per vehicle.
Okanagan, Caribou Regions: Limit $1500 per region. Shared vehicle; claimants will be reimbursed $50 per competitor for fuel and parking costs. $200 limit per vehicle.
Central Interior, Peace, Northwest, Kootenays. Limit of $5000 per region. Claimants will be reimbursed for airfare, rental vehicle and fuel expenses up to a maximum of $500 per competitor.
All claims must be accompanied by listing of competitor names and competition areas. All claims must be accompanied by the Skills BC Claim form. All receipts and invoices must be scanned and submitted as one pdf document. Print the claim form, sign it, scan the claim form and receipts into one pdf. Claims must be submitted by June 30, 2020.
Please note that travel subsides are limited and are issued on a first come, first serve basis to qualified applicants until the available subsidies are filled.
The Skills Canada BC Team