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December 17, 2010
Alberta’s Post-Secondary Institutions Receive Good Grades from Graduates

The latest Graduate Outcomes Survey shows that nine of ten post-secondary graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experiences. “It is encouraging to see that students not only feel they are getting quality education, but that they are also...

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November 26, 2010
Grant Offers $5,000 to Producers to Improve their Operations

A new grant is being offered to Alberta producers to encourage them to develop better food safety practices. Covering 70% of eligible expenses from approved activities, the Growing Forward On-Farm Food Safety grant pays up to $5,000 to successful applicants. It is meant...

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November 26, 2010
Partnership Commits $9 Million to Upgrade Medicine Hat’s Power Plant

A new $9 million initiative by the Alberta government, the City of Medicine Hat and the Climate Change Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), aims to enhance Medicine Hat’s power plant by adding a solar-powered steam generation system. The steam produced will help turn the plant’s turbines...

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November 18, 2010
Increasing the Role of Science

A partnership between the Alberta government and the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus is creating new research opportunities in provincial parks around Camrose. Augustana campus provides university-level education in environmental, social and economic sciences. Nearby parks, such as Miquelon Lake, are used for...

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November 17, 2010
Strong, Vibrant Communities

Alberta’s municipalities are one step closer to being able to address their own long-term sustainability and success.  The Alberta government has been working with municipal representatives from urban and rural Alberta to develop a plan that will assist communities with this goal. The...

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November 12, 2010
Rural Communities Supported by Alberta Government

The Rural Community Adaptation Grant program of the Government of Alberta is in its final year of implementation. Throughout the life of this program, approximately $2.3 million in funding has been provided. This money has gone to projects that focus on innovation, economic expansion...

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November 12, 2010
Government of Canada Kickstarts Business Success

The Government of Canada has created a program to assist Canadian businesses. This program will test their innovative products and services within the government before taking them to the marketplace. The $40 million program encourages federal departments to test products and services in four areas:...

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November 4, 2010
Robert Woodrow Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

Robert Woodrow, treasurer of the ARDN Board of Directors, has been recognized for his contributions to mathematics in Canada and to his overall involvement at the University of Calgary. The Graham Wright Award for Distinguished...

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October 19, 2010
Lakeland College Launches a Renewable Energy Video Contest

More than $4,000 is available for students involved in a renewable energy video contest. Beginning Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Lakeland College’s Vermilion campus is giving youth ages 14 and up an opportunity to tell the world what renewable energy means for their future.  The...

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October 1, 2010
ARDN Provides Volunteer and Work Experience to U of A Students

The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) is participating with the University of Alberta (U of A) to give students an opportunity to volunteer and gain real life work experience. The Community Service-Learning (CSL) program through the U of A gives students...

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