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Jun 23

Training Women to Lead in Grande Prairie

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On National Aboriginal Day, Status of Women is giving a $50,000 grant to a program that integrates sacred teachings with leadership training for women. The unique 16-week “Leading the Way” leadership training program, offered through the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre, helps women remove barriers to achieve leadership roles – for board positions or to run […]

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Jun 23

Mentoring Women Leaders in North-central Alberta

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A Bonnyville leadership conference by women for women is getting a $33,250 boost from Status of Women. Finding career success and leadership opportunities can be especially difficult for women living in poverty and those with disabilities, as well as for Indigenous women and women who are returning to work after raising children. The Town of […]

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Jun 23

Tales from On-It’s Calgary/Banff week-end

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The launch of On-It’s Calgary/Banff weekend service provides some fun stories By Richard White, Content Contributor (On-It) First there was the man who said, upon getting on the bus, he had not been out to Banff for 20 years. He does not like to drive distances and is worried about parking. When coming home he […]

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Jun 23

Improving Post-secondary Students’ Mental Health

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Government is investing $25.8 million over three years to protect and improve mental health resources for post-secondary students across Alberta. Alberta’s post-secondary students have asked for a more sustainable and equitable approach to mental health. This year, the government will begin implementing seven much-needed approaches outlined under Next Steps to Improve Post-Secondary Mental Health. The […]

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Jun 22

Classroom Improvement Fund to Help Students

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An additional $75 million will be invested to benefit students and teachers during the 2017-18 school year. The Classroom Improvement Fund (CIF) was part of the central agreement reached between the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Teachers Employer Bargaining Association in May. Under the agreement, school boards and teachers will create a joint proposal for […]

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