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From My Perspective – Post-Secondary Tuition (Part Four)

This week I bring my discussion on post secondary education and tuition in Alberta to a conclusion. I hope that I’ve succeeded in raising some awareness about issues hindering accessibility to post secondary education. These issues and problems are complex and may not have an easy solution, but unless we are willing to speak up… Read more »

Canadian Crossroads International (CCI)Recruiting Volunteers. Published October 30, 2002

CCI is a volunteer organization that contributes to creating a sustainable and equitable world by working in partnership, facilitating learning and international exchange across cultures, and raising awareness of global issues. We are now recruiting for our 2003 program … Minimum Criteria to Apply: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, 19 years of… Read more »

Indulgence, a Canadian epic of food and wine

November 5, 2002 @ the Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe Time: 7:00 p.m. INFOLINE: 433-9739 Don’t miss the food and wine party of the season! Indulgence, a Canadian epic of food and wine (fundraiser for the Junior League) will be held at the Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe Tuesday, November 5 starting at 7:00 p.m. Join Edmonton… Read more »

Decriminalize pot, don’t legalize it: Justice Minister

MONTREAL (CUP) — Decriminalizing marijuana would be in the best interest of Canadians said Justice Minister Martin Cauchon in a speech at McGill University. “People are using marijuana so much across the country that the police don’t even enforce the laws,” said Cauchon, “When we have a piece of legislation, it has to reflect the… Read more »

NDP Candidates Call for Free Tuition

(Photo credit: photo provided with story through CUP) ST. JOHN’S, NFLD. (CUP) — Despite agreeing on most issues, including eliminating tuition for post-secondary students, the NDP’s federal leadership hopefuls each say they offer a new direction for their beleaguered party. The candidates were in St. John’s last Saturday to participate in a leadership debate. The… Read more »

Kyoto Debate Calls for More Government Action

Photo credit: CLEAN AIR controversy New Democrat MLA Raj Pannu debates the Kyoto Accord with Tory MLA Tony Vandermeer. (Photo: Jake Edenloff) EDMONTON (CUP) — In the final minutes of a Kyoto debate last Thursday, Tony Vandermeer, Conservative MLA for the Edmonton-Manning riding, cautioned Albertans that the accord could sink our economy to the depths… Read more »