High-demand programs at both the University of Calgary and SAIT are set to enrol hundreds more students this fall as early details of a hike to provincial post-secondary funding trickle out.
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EDMONTON – Alberta’s new institute to commercialize university research moved ahead Friday with the appointment of ten international experts, businesspeople and academics to an organizing panel.
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Since the recession began, K-12 education spending has declined dramatically in some states. In Alabama and Oklahoma, per-pupil spending fell by more than 20%.
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CALGARY, AB, Sep 14, 2013/ Troy Media/ – Canada’s job market has been fairly soft in 2013, with the national unemployment rate still hovering above 7 per cent. It’s even more difficult for young people, where unemployment is nearly double at 14.1 per cent. But as is the case with most job seekers, young people may want to consider a move to Alberta.
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Sylvan Lake residents are being asked to provide input on continuing education courses they’d like to see offered in town.
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CALGARY — A CIBC poll conducted by Leger shows that more than 31 per cent of Alberta parents with children under the age of 25 will have to delay retirement because of the cost of helping their children pay for their education.
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Higher than average crime, a less educated than average workforce, and an under-diversified local economy all hinder Red Deer attaining its full development potential, according to a draft report commissioned by city council.
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If Fort McMurray homeowners think they’re already paying too much for their real estate, they won’t be pleased to learn about a change to this year’s provincial budget that was kept quiet by Premier Alison Redford.
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Homeowners in some booming Alberta communities will be feeling the pinch from this week’s provincial budget after changes were made to education property taxes.
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The Grande Prairie Public School District is hoping the upcoming provincial budget bring some good news to alleviate the space crunch in local schools.
Superintendent Carol Ann MacDonald said the board is hoping that when the provincial budget is released in March, there will be money set aside to help build a new school in Grande Prairie.
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