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Where I stand on postsecondary education

A voter sent me this question: What is your view on post secondary education? How will you support students and faculty? I’ve already seen the effects of budget cuts, and the semester hasn’t even started yet! I understand you spent some time at the U of L, so I’m curious if you will honor that […]

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UCP plan to freeze health & education spending for 2 years

Even though population is increasing at 1.2% a year, inflation is increasing at 1.6% a year, and more health and education facilities will be opening up over the next two year.

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Professional curriculum developer grades the new Alberta K–6 curriculum

A professional curriculum developer recently submitted an independent review to a public school board with their assessment of the proposed Alberta K–6 curriculum.

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UCP cancels plans for 2 new universities

The NDP had announced the new universities for Red Deer and Grande Prairie 3 years ago. They’re being replaced with polytechnics instead.

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Alberta releases its new postsecondary strategy

Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.

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Alberta to spend over $20 billion on capital projects

There’s a catch though.

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UCP cancel plans to kill Persons Case Scholarship. Sort of.

And just when we were starting to think they hate women.

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UCP appoints PC & Wildrose donors to Grande Prairie college board of governors

Two people were recently appointed to the Grande Prairie Regional College board of directors.

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U of L staffing levels increase by 3 persons a year over the last decade

During the same 10-year period, the University of Lethbridge saw enrolment increase by 747 students, a 9.1% increase, but only 30 new employees, a 2.6% increase.

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Newman Theological College 6th religious school in Alberta to grant degrees

Last week, the UCP cabinet gave Newman Theological College the ability to grant degrees.