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February 20, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. "Alarm Bells Ringing" report shines light on classroom conditions in Alberta Last week we released the results of a province-wide survey of parents, teachers, education... Feb. 20, 2015 Blog , PIA, Childcare, Education, Seniors
If Alberta had a fair taxation system, we could develop a comprehensive early childhood education and care system that would support 110,000 childcare, day-home, and after school spaces. While the Alberta government’s Social Policy Framework identified... Feb. 19, 2015 Blog , PIA, Childcare
Dear Public Interest Alberta supporters, In the 2012 election, the Alberta PC Party promised it would fund full-day kindergarten for all Albertans. To date, it has failed to follow through on its promise and is now saying Alberta cannot afford it. The 30... Feb. 13, 2015 Blog , PIA, Education
On February 9, 2015, we released the results of a province-wide survey of parents, teachers, education workers, and students, called “Alarm Bells Ringing: Voices from Schools”. “The survey reveals that increasingly unacceptable classroom conditions... Feb. 10, 2015 Blog , PIA, Education
February 6, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. New 30-second video shows Alberta could fund full-day kindergarten Earlier this week we held a media conference at the Alberta Teachers' Association's North Central Teachers'... Feb. 06, 2015 Blog , PIA, Childcare, Education
In the 2012 election, the Alberta PC Party promised it would fund full-day kindergarten for all Albertans. To date, it has failed to follow through on its promise and is now saying Alberta cannot afford it. This 30-second video shows how making our tax... Feb. 05, 2015 Blog , PIA, Education
The first two speakers to be announced for Public Interest Alberta's upcoming conference "A Just and Fair Alberta: Making It Happen" are keynote speaker Avi Lewis and plenary speaker Asbjorn Wahl! The conference will take place in Edmonton from April 9th... Jan. 29, 2015 Blog , PIA
January 23, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Avi Lewis announced as keynote speaker for 2015 PIA conference We are excited to announce that award-winning journalist and filmmaker Avi Lewis will be the keynote speaker for... Jan. 23, 2015 Blog , PIA, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
January 9, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Public discussion on taxes to continue in 2015 An opinion piece in the Toronto Star by Alex and Jordan Himelfarb (Alex spoke at our annual conference last year) shows how... Jan. 09, 2015 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Education, Human Services & Poverty
December 19, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. PIA releases Position Paper on Long-Term Care Earlier this week, 16 organizations who are part of our Seniors Task Force released a Position Paper on Long-Term Care. The... Dec. 19, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors