GEC Corp. Subsidiary Featured in Richmond News and DailyHive

February 13, 2023

Vancouver, B.C., February 13, 2023 Global Education Communities Corp. (TSX: GEC, OTCQX International: GECSF) (“GEC Corp.” or the “Company“) is pleased to report that one of its flagship projects, GEC® CyberCity in Richmond, British Columbia, has been featured in “Richmond News” and also “Dailyhive”, two online news portals, in articles titled “Two towers proposed for Richmond riverfront” on February 7, 2023, and “Waterfront student housing and office complex planned near SkyTrain Aberdeen Station in Richmond” on January 31, 2023.

To view the Richmond News article, please visit: gec-cybercity-featured-in-richmond-news-2023-02-07/

To view the Dailyhive article, please visit: gec-cybercity-featured-in-dailyhive-news-2023-01-31/

“We are pleased to report that one of GEC’s flagship projects called GEC® CyberCity, located in Richmond, B.C. received approval by the Planning Committee of the City of Richmond to proceed with its development plan,” commented Toby Chu, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of GEC Corp.. “The development plan has been scheduled for the first Council Reading on February 13, 2023, followed by the second and third readings, including the public hearing, on March 20, 2023. Final rezoning requirements and final rezoning adoption consideration will take place in the following months. Further details will be provided in due course.”

To view the rezoning application procedures, please visit:

About Global Education Communities Corp.:

Global Education Communities Corp. is one of Canada’s largest education and student housing investment companies focused on the domestic and global education market since 1994. GEC Corp. owns business and language colleges, student-centric rental apartments, recruitment centres and corporate offices at 41 locations in Canada and abroad. Its education subsidiaries include Sprott Shaw College Corp. (“SSCC”) (established in 1903), Sprott Shaw Language College (“SSLC”), Vancouver International College Career Campus (“VIC”) and CIBT School of Business & Technology Corp. (“CIBT China”). GEC Corp. offers over 150 educational programs in healthcare, business management, e-commerce, cyber-security, hotel management, and language training through these schools. In 2022, GEC Corp. serviced over 10,000 domestic and international students through its educational and rental housing subsidiaries.

GEC Corp. owns Global Education City Holdings Inc. (“GECH”), an investment holding and development company focused on education-related real estate such as student-centric rental apartments, a hotel and education super-centres. Under the GEC® brand, GECH provides accommodation services to 90 schools in Metro Vancouver, serving 3,000 students from 71 countries. The total portfolio and development budget under the GEC® brand is nearly $1.3 billion.

GEC Corp. also owns Global Education Alliance Inc. (“GEA”) and Irix Design Group Inc. (“IRIX”). GEA recruits international students for elite kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities in North America. Irix Design is a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada. Visit us online and watch our corporate video at

For more information, contact:

Toby Chu

Chairman, President & CEO

Global Education Communities Corp.

Investor Relations Contact: 1-604-871-9909 extension 319 or | Email:

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