Blog | February 26, 2013

By Tricia Kindleman, iNews880.comWith the March 7 budget looming Ministers around the province are looking for ways to cut spending.The group Public Interest Alberta is raising red flags about a long running program that could be made obsolete.The Summer Temporary Employment Program, or STEP, provides funding to non-profit community organizations to pay student wages.Bill Moore-Kilgannon says the program costs just over $7 million and plays a huge role in providing summer employment as well as summer programs for kids.This was published on on February 26, 2013. Read more on the website.