Two days ago, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation from Adriana LaGrange to reduce the mill rates on the education portion of property taxes. A tax reduction seems like a good idea, but there’s something you should know.
Yesterday, the minister of advanced education announced that the hiring of a private consulting firm to lead out on the new Alberta 2030 initiative.
Last week, Adriana LaGrange, Alberta’s education minister, announced that the provincial government would spend $5 million to help build 26 new school playgrounds.
I recently acquired the following email from Adriana LaGrange, the education minister, indicating that MLAs were being ignored in high school graduation ceremonies.
Earlier this week, the minister of education announced that she was increasing capital funding for school divisions by $250 million. That seems like a lot of money, but there are some things to keep in mind.
Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced 4 individuals as the newest members of the board of governors for Lakeland College in Vermilion, including a former finance minister.
Last week, the provincial government announced a new helpline parents can use to find answers to questions they have about at-home learning.
The Government of Alberta announced the Student Transportation Task Force, which Lethbridge–East MLA Nathan Neudorf will chair. On the surface, it actually seems pretty benign.
There’s a reason why the minister of advanced education isn’t claiming that they’re maintaining postsecondary spending. Because they aren’t. Not even close.
The education minister is trying to suggest that Alberta is maintaining spending, assuaging fears that they’re making spending cuts to education.