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UCP increases K–12 funding, after 3 years of cuts

The UCP government released their latest budget, and it’s not good news for K–12 schools.

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New AB budget continues UCP war on students

The UCP government issued their 4th provincial budget last week, and postsecondary students are getting dumped on. Again.

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U of L faculty association may hold strike vote on 1 Feb

After 9 mediation sessions failed to make any significant headways in collective bargaining, ULFA may hold a strike vote in 2 weeks.

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Alberta announces $1.7M for post-secondary students with disabilities

And that’s after gutting post-secondary education by half a billion over the last 2 years.

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AB ed minister under fire for document praising Nazis

A 2020 Alberta Education document claimed that the Nazis strengthened Germany‘s economy prior to WWII, but Adriana LaGrange says her department never saw the document.

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Election 2021

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.