Tanya Fir released a statement last week regarding the jobs update from StatsCan. Given that she left out some information, I thought I’d take the liberty to respond.
The government will be shelling out over $39M for 6 projects. They claim the projects will lead to 228 jobs. But there are 3 things to keep in mind.
But the projects better not create permanent, full-time jobs.
Last week, the Alberta government announced a working group to “engage the federal government to get Alberta’s post-secondary institutions their fair share of research dollars.”
The province promised an additional $118 million in funding to help school boards deal with COVID-19 adjustments. Here’s why it’s still not enough.
Yesterday, the provincial government announced that it’ll spend $32 million over the next 3 years in the Indigenous Housing Capital Program. There are a couple things you should know.
Last week, Nathan Neudorf wrote an editorial, highlighting several recent project funding announcements. I went through each one to fill in a few things that he left out.
I’m personally not too worried about it. But if historical deficits and trillion-dollar debt levels are a concern for you, well, there’s a solution.
The University of Lethbridge recently released their 2020–2021 budget, and, well, it’s not good news. To start with, the province has significantly reduced operating funding for the university by the following amounts for this new budget year: $6,317,734 less in the operating grant $365,000 less in student mental health support funding Elimination of targeted enrolment, […]
Jason Kenney was in Lethbridge this past Tuesday to announce $27.8 million in funding for a 268,000 square foot trade centre to be located at Exhibition Park.