Tagged: government

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Faith Column: Church and state and prison

Removing faith options for inmates   James Wilt Faith Columnist   It’s been an astonishingly busy month for Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews.   It’s no real surprise though, as he’s been attempting...

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Hands off the hand-held, hands on the wheel

Rachael Frey News Editor Love it or hate it, it’s finally here. By now, most Albertans are adapting to Alberta’s new distracted driving legislation, which started Sept. 1. The law covers a range of...

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Changing lives through love

by Jesse Hove Faith Columnist The policies of the Stephen Harper-led government do not fit the code of following Jesus. Harper wants to increase the amount of money spent on jails and increase jail...

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The man, the myth, the hair

by Bryan Weismiller News Editor It doesn’t take straight As to head up a large non-profit organization and work with a multi-million-dollar budget, just ask Robert Jones, president of the Students’ Association of Mount...

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Students could lose thousands

by Miriam Ostermann A controversial document, submitted to the provincial government by the Council of Alberta University Students, has left Alberta universities divided on an issue to eliminate the provincial tuition and education tax...

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MMA advocates take on Canada’s top docs

by Blaine Meller The gloves are off. In one corner, the Canadian Medical Association: an organization of doctors that “advocates high quality health care, and provides leadership and guidance to physicians.” In the opposite corner: mixed martial...

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Budget cuts mean fewer first-year classes

by Miriam Ostermann Post-secondary institutions across the province had to bite the bullet when the Alberta government, faced with a $4.7-billion deficit, announced a freeze on funding. For Mount Royal University, the freeze came...

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Rainy-day fund

by Miriam Ostermann The 2010 budget freeze was not an issue university students across the province were willing to let go easily. While still working on proposals, students from 12 post-secondary institutions across Alberta shed...