Parents concerned about new unchecked authority
Calgary Board of Education trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a new administration policy that will direct more decision-making power to the hands of the district superior.
Expenses exceeding $500,000 will no longer be overseen by the board, but by the chief superintendent.
- By CONOR MAHONEY
University signs memorandum of agreement with Alberta government to become ninth school in province to offer program
Mount Royal University's new bachelor of education — elementary program was given the go-ahead by the province Jan. 23, with the signing of a memorandum that will allow graduates of the program to become fully-certified teachers.
- By GEOFFREY PICKETTS
Linda Johnson and Byron Nelson speak out in public forum
The Progressive Conservative Party is fighting to regain the placement of an MLA in the riding of Calgary-Glenmore, after losing it to Wildrose Alliance candidate Paul Hinman in the 2009 by-election.
Currently, there are two PC candidates competing to run for the PC party in the Calgary-Glenmore riding; Byron Nelson, a lawyer, and Linda Johnson, a community worker.
- By DAYLA BROWN
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre hosts annual three-day festival in celebration
Firecrackers exploded loudly and sent a cloud of smoke into the air around the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre.
A golden dragon coiled around itself while colourful lions danced in front of a crowd of about 800 Calgarians gathered to celebrate on Chinese New Year's Eve on Jan 22.
- By ARIELLE BERZE