Alberta

Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt shakes hands with Denise Simmons (L) and Paris Hazelwanter (R), who have benefited from Indigenous student supports.
Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt shakes hands with Denise Simmons (L) and Paris Hazelwanter (R), who have benefited from Indigenous student supports. Alberta Government

Province announces investment in indigenous scholarships

By The Canadian Press
November 15, 2016 - 7:14pm

Alberta's government has announced seven million dollars in scholarships to help indigenous post-secondary students.

The financial awards are available to First Nations, Metis and Inuit students in programs that lead to careers in high-demand fields.

Child and youth advocate Del Graff (left) and Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher shown speaking to media on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
Child and youth advocate Del Graff (left) and Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher shown speaking to media on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Child advocate urges Alberta to ensure safety of kids returned to families

By The Canadian Press
November 15, 2016 - 7:11pm

EDMONTON - Alberta's child and youth advocate is urging the province to do more to ensure kids who have been in government care are safe after they've been returned to their families.

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