Ag for Life offering Virtual Juniors Garden Club

Agriculture for Life (Ag for Life), an organization dedicated to educating Albertans about agriculture, food, farming and safety, has partnered with Calgary Horticultural Society to offer the Juniors Garden Club. The club is a virtual program aiming to continue education by encouraging children to explore, learn new skills and build confidence by growing their own food. […]


Government presents Choice in Education Act

The UCP says Bill Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act, would amend the Education Act to affirm a parents’ right to choose the kind of education they feel is best for their children, and strengthen Alberta’s history of education choice. That choice includes public and separate schools, Francophone schools, charter schools, independent schools, home education and early childhood education. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Sturgeon Public Schools approves 2020/2021 budget with program and staffing reductions

This evening [May 27], the Board of Trustees, Sturgeon Public Schools, approved the 2020 / 2021 Budget. Although the Board was able to protect class sizes for students in Kindergarten to Grade Three, reductions to programming and staffing across every school and department will result. Our Early Childhood Programs will also experience significant cuts. […]


Guest Column: Super Teacher Stretching Program

The quick turn around to digital online learning you were able to accomplish is incredible. You are doing a great job and your students are lucky to have you. We know this is an incredibly st […]

Local News

Area residents encouraged to take action on Clean Air Day

Fort Air Partnership, an organization that continuously monitors and reports on outdoor air quality in and around the Industrial Heartland, is hoping area residents will take time on June 3, Clean Air Day, to reflect on the value of clean air activities individuals can do that impact air quality. […]