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Alberta’s fiscal plan 2020-23

On Feb. 27, the United Conservative Party (UCP) released its second budget. This budget cuts operating funds to universities by 6.3 per cent, from $5.47 million to $5.13 million, which can be found on page 130 and 212 of the

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Opinions

Albertan students concerned about shaky tuition future

For nearly the entirety of my post-secondary education, tuition has been frozen in Alberta for domestic students, meaning that I’ve been paying the same amount for tuition each year since 2015. In that year, Alberta’s newly minted NDP government came

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News

Post-secondary tuition freeze extended

On Thursday, Nov. 30, amid the bustle of exam prep and final projects, Alberta college and university students received some good news. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt was on-site at MacEwan University to announce the post-secondary tuition freeze will be

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Politics

The future of mental health in Alberta post-secondary

Mental health funding for post-secondary institutions is a crucial part of creating healthy environments for students. However, as the three-year pilot program from the government of Alberta comes to an end, institutions across the province are apprehensive about the future

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Education

Tuition freeze won’t melt for another year

Students, rejoice — the Alberta government announced Wednesday they would freeze tuition until the end of this academic year. Now, tuition only costs you an arm and a leg instead of that and all your organs!   Minister of Advanced

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Education

Post-secondary takes a hit in troubled economy

Alberta’s economy is very dependent on oil, and with the one-year forecast for oil being $35 per barrel, the future can seem rather grim. This economic downfall can be scary for students, those who rely on government grants and loans,

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