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Jagmeet Singh takes shot at Jason Kenney in swing through Alberta

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is accusing United Conservative Party boss Jason Kenney of “divisive” politics, while praising Alberta’s premier during a visit to Calgary on his cross-country tour. 497 more words


Province pushes back-to-work legislation to end college strike

Ontario’s Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly. 717 more words

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NDP raises questions over curriculum review

Opposition NDP education critic Carla Beck is seeking clarity on what curriculum is included in the province’s ongoing review.

A committee was created by the province during the summer to review curriculum for secondary arts education, secondary social sciences, practical and applied arts, and physical education 20/30. 436 more words


Premier stands by education minister in wake of controversial comments

Premier Brad Wall stood by his education minister in the wake of controversial comments over how First Nations curriculum should be taught in Saskatchewan classrooms. … 521 more words


Catholic school trustees call Bill 24 'erosion of school board autonomy'

The Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association says it is concerned two aspects of legislation introduced by the NDP government to protect the privacy of students in gay-straight alliances could have “unintended consequences.” … 417 more words

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Dawson: The slippery slope of self-deputized health care

When night falls this evening, there will be no safe injection site in Lowertown’s Raphael Brunet park. It won’t be the first time; inclement weather has forced it to close before. 676 more words


Education minister wants to talk about Sask. treaty curriculum

Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre wants to have a discussion on how certain subjects — including First Nations issues — should be taught in Saskatchewan schools. 455 more words