Posts Tagged: federal

The 2019 Federal Budget—Student Perspective

The federal government just released its new federal budget and some changes have been made that may affect students at Athabasca University receiving loans.  Some of these changes will be exciting for students For one thing, the budget proposes to lower the interest rates on student loans.  I think this would be a great thing… Read more »

Editorial—Government Goings On

Recently in Alberta, a number of colleges have been granted university and degree granting status.  I don’t really have any problem with this, but I do get annoyed when part of the reasoning why these colleges state they need to be able to grant degrees is because the people in the area have said they… Read more »

Canadian Science News

Federal Funding for Basic Science Research May Increase CP24 News said that the research community of Canada has, for a long time, wanted a substantial increase in funding for science. 2018 may be the year for this to happen. With the Liberal government federal budget being only a few weeks away, there is a predicted… Read more »