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March 6, 2012
Registration Open for 2012 Rural Research Workshop

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF), the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA), and the Canadian Rural Health Research Society (CRHRS), as well as its many partners (ARDN included), are pleased to invite you to the 2nd National Rural Research Workshop “Policy and Research in...

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March 2, 2012
Fuel the Future Video Contest

Did you know that…. •    Southern Alberta will be home to one of the largest proposed wind farms in Canada? •    the City of Medicine Hat is incorporating cutting edge solar technology into its municipal grid? •    provincial leadership in Saskatchewan, BC, Alberta,...

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March 2, 2012
Two Trial Projects Drive Towards Easing the Burden of Long Bus Rides for Students

The Alberta government will partner with two rural school districts to explore ways to improve students’ experience on the bus to and from school. Improved bussing and Wi-Fi on buses in two rural school districts will contribute to greater student life balance. “Transportation times...

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March 1, 2012
Research Funding Helps Grow Alberta’s Agricultural Industry

The Government of Alberta is helping to ensure the agriculture industry remains the largest renewable industry in the province. Government is working with the Agricultural Research and Extension Council (ARECA) to support existing crop, forage and livestock related research. “Our producers help make...

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February 28, 2012
Have Your Say in Alberta’s Cultural Future!

The Government of Alberta is asking Albertans for their help in charting a course for our province’s cultural future. The online survey, which is available from February 28 to March 28, echoes the questions and topics that delegates of Culture Forum...

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February 22, 2012
RDC Signs Transfer Agreement for Music Diploma Program with University of Alberta -- Augustana Campus

RDC has signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Alberta – Augustana Campus to establish a Music transfer agreement between the two institutions. “This agreement is great news for students,” says Dr. Torben Andersen, Dean of Arts at RDC. “RDC...

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February 21, 2012
Olds College Students Will Benefit From New Student Finance Changes

Major changes to student loans eligibility criteria announced this week by the provincial government can be described as a “huge asset for Olds College,” according to a front-line student services expert here. Sweeping changes to post-secondary student aid in Alberta, effective for students...

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February 17, 2012
Carpentry Pilot Program at RDC to Address Teacher Shortages

Red Deer College, in collaboration with Alberta Education, Advanced Education and Technology and the University of Alberta, is piloting a new program to enhance Career and Technology Studies (CTS) teacher’s skills and knowledge in the area of carpentry across the province. Teacher Bridging...

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February 9, 2012
Federal-Provincial Investment to Establish Clean Energy Centre and Bring New Biomass Technologies to Market

Alberta’s capacity and ability to convert biomass into market- ready products is expanding with the establishment of a bio-energy applied research facility and industrial cluster at Hairy Hill, near Vegreville. A combined federal-provincial investment of $8.4 million under the Canada-Alberta Western Economic Partnership Agreement...

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February 6, 2012
Top 30 Under 30

Project HOPE (hands open to people everywhere), co-led by ARDN’s own Melissa St. Dennis, has been recognized by the Alberta Council of Global Cooperation as one of the Top 30 Under 30 for contributing to positive change in the community, locally and...

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