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December 6, 2012
AFC Investigates Investment Gaps in Alberta Ag Sector

The Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta (AFC) is leading the Investigation of Funding Programs in Alberta (IFP) in order to better understand the agriculture and food sector’s need for financial investment, as well as identify possible gaps and opportunities. “A clearer picture of...

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December 5, 2012
Save the Date! Connecting Silos: It Takes a Region Conference

Save March 8th and 9th, 2013 on your calendar for the Connecting Silos: It Takes a Region conference.   This highly interactive conference will focus on tapping the “wisdom at our roots” to freshen our...

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December 4, 2012
Diverse Team Receives Award of Excellence in Community from the Premier’s Council

Reducing the Social Isolation of Rural Deaf Albertans Partners in the Reducing the Social Isolation of Rural Deaf Albertans Project received an Award of Excellence in Community from the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2012 at the...

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December 3, 2012
Portage College and Northern Lakes College Announce Partnership to Offer Business Administration Diploma

Portage College and Northern Lakes College are partnering to offer specialized streams of the business administration diploma program. The partnership enhances the ability of each institution to offer the broader streams to their respective communities. Students from both institutions service region benefit from the...

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November 30, 2012
Award Recipients Recognized for Improving The Lives of Persons with Disabilities

Monday, December 3, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities - a day of celebration for persons with disabilities and those who support them. Events will be held in communities throughout Alberta. Individuals, teams or organizations from across the province will be recognized with...

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November 30, 2012
New Centre to Maximize Efficiency and Profitability for Alberta Business and Industry

A new partnership between NorQuest College and the Landmark Group of Builders aims to improve workplace processes and increase the bottom line for Alberta business and industry. The NorQuest College Centre officially launched today with a ceremony at Landmark Building Solutions. ...

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November 28, 2012
eCampusAlberta Celebrates a Decade of Online Learning

Today marks the tenth anniversary for eCampusAlberta. Founded in 2002 as a consortium of member post-secondary institutions to increase access to online learning for Albertans, eCampusAlberta has now grown to 16 post-secondary institutions offering over 70 accredited programs and 800 courses online. “Congratulations to...

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November 26, 2012
Government Invests in Cross-Country Ski World Cup to Draw More Visitors to Alberta

One of Alberta’s favorite mountain towns will soon welcome thousands of spectators and visitors to the Alberta World Cup 2012. To create an even bigger buzz around the biannual event, the province is investing $220,600 in a sport tourism pilot project to attract new visitors...

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November 21, 2012
Industry Demand Cultivates New Major in Environmental Stewardship & Rural Planning

Accreditation of a new major in Environmental Stewardship and Rural Planning at Olds College has been formally granted by the Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians (CACPT). This major is part of the Land and Water Resources diploma program within the School of Environment and...

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November 16, 2012
Lethbridge College Appoints New President and CEO

Lethbridge College’s Board of Governors announced today that Dr. Paula Burns has been appointed President and CEO of the college. Dr. Burns will assume the role effective Feb. 4, 2013.   Currently serving as Provost and Vice President Academic at NAIT in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr....

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