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Marlin Schmidt
David J. Climenhaga | The plan also appears to include a controversial shift from using permanent, secure IT staff to an insecure force of workers in precarious positions.
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Athabasca University Sign
David J. Climenhaga | The plan is likely to be controversial at the troubled distance-education university based in the town of Athabasca, in the City of St. Albert and within the provincial government.
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Jen Halsall | From tackling patriarchal norms to denouncing Justin Trudeau's tacit endorsement of the Saudi arms deal, it's time Canadians took their country in a new direction. This week, our bloggers show us how.
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Lori Sigurdson
David J. Climenhaga | If Athabasca University is to survive, Alberta's government may have no choice but to fire the board as permitted under the Post-Secondary Learning Act.
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Bob Wanner
David J. Climenhaga | The NDP, to its great credit, is so far sticking to its guns and indicating it will keep its promise to raise the minimum wage.
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Colin Piquette
David J. Climenhaga | A report on the future of Athabasca University smacks of a document drafted with the anti-labour attitudes and austerity policies of the previous Progressive Conservative government in mind.
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Athabasca University
David J. Climenhaga | If the government of Alberta wants a university that allows students to complete their degrees via distance education, it's going to have to pay for it.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta premier Alison Redford's "crimes" were political in nature. There never was a serious chance she would face charges.
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Charles Rusnell
David J. Climenhaga | If CBC Edmonton investigative reporter Charles Rusnell were a police officer, he'd be the kind of cop who'd ticket the chief's car at a funeral.
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Alvin Finkel
David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty obvious the job of doing something meaningful to solve Athabasca University's crisis is going to fall to Advanced Education Minister Thomas Lukaszuk and Premier Alison Redford.
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Tom Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | Athabasca University’s Faculty Association has called for the institution’s president to be replaced by an interim president chosen from staff.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta’s government had any real courage, they'd "negotiate" public sector contracts directly themselves -- it's what they're doing anyway.