Tags : curriculum

NDP rejects new K-6 curriculum, UCP backs the draft

Following the release of the new draft curriculum for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6, the education critic for Alberta’s official opposition says the draft is sorely lacking. Sarah Hoffman says the curriculum will not be successful in the end and the UCP government is setting kids up to fail. “I think that it’s been […]Read More

Lethbridge school parent frustrated with new K-6 draft curriculum

Many parents and educators protested the new Alberta draft curriculum at various sites across the province this past weekend, including at Lethbridge City Hall. Mel Lefebvre, a concerned parent says the fact that many school boards decided to not pilot the draft curriculum speaks volumes. “We’ve been saying it for years now since the idea […]Read More

Will Kenney pursue CPC leadership?

The Brian Jean versus Jason Kenney drama has begun. Brian Jean, the former leader of the Wildrose Party, won the UCP nomination in Fort McMurray and the by-election is set for March 15th. Jean is going up against NDP candidate Ariana Mancini. We asked our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, if this should be an easy […]Read More

New fee for Alberta backcountry campers

As the weather warms up more and more Albertans are thinking about heading out and camping. You may have to bring a few extra dollars with you if you are heading out to the backcountry. Our legislative reporter Tyler Dawson says the province is bringing in a new fee for those who enjoy backcountry camping. Read More