Albertans give government failing grades on post-secondary education

For immediate release · October 31, 2005 12:56 PM

EDMONTON—The majority of Albertans who participated in Public Interest Alberta’s on-line report card and who spoke out at eight public forums across the province have given the government failing grades and have raised serious concerns about Alberta’s post-secondary education system.

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Government needs to go back to school on post-secondary education review

For immediate release · August 30, 2005 2:19 PM

EDMONTON—The provincial government's review of post-secondary education has failed to involve any meaningful input or debate from Albertans and public interest advocates around the province are concerned that nothing will change unless citizens get involved.

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National childcare deal signed today

For immediate release · July 05, 2005 2:22 PM
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Father's Day message to the Alberta Government: families want quality accessible childcare now!

For immediate release · June 17, 2005 2:25 PM
Father's Day Message to the Alberta Government: Families want quality accessible childcare now! Read more

Instead of flowers for Mother’s Day, give us a national childcare system!

For immediate release · May 06, 2005 2:28 PM

EDMONTON—“Alberta families are tired of waiting” says Lynn Odynski, with Public Interest Alberta. “The time has come for the Alberta government to offer all parents the choice of access to a quality, affordable and accountable early learning and childcare system that they can trust”.

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Superficial on-line survey designed to delay national child care agreement

For immediate release · April 22, 2005 2:32 PM

Stop playing politics with child care

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Post-secondary education promises need to be put to the test

For immediate release · March 02, 2005 2:10 PM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta is challenging the Klein government to take us "Back to the Future" by committing to support post-secondary education to the same level they found it in 1993.

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Albertans are anxious to see the proof in the Klein pudding

For immediate release · February 08, 2005 2:14 PM

EDMONTON—When Albertans tune in tonight after their dinner to hear Premier Klein's fireside chat about the future of Alberta, most people will be looking for something with substance rather than the usual fluffy sweet promises that come each year.

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New Minister of Advanced Education is a good first step

For immediate release · November 24, 2004 2:17 PM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta is pleased that the Klein government has announced the creation of the new portfolio of Minister of Advanced Education. With the announcement today that David Hancock will be the new minister, advocacy groups for post secondary education are optimistic that the government will be taking real action to resolve the issues facing Alberta's post-secondary system.

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Poll shows Albertans want government to focus on public interest issues

For immediate release · November 23, 2004 2:20 PM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta, a new political advocacy organization, unveiled today an Ipsos-Reid poll that shows that public interest issues are very important to a vast majority of Albertans and they want the government to make them a top priority.

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