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Education Local

Girls Inc. and Finning announce STEM Award Recipients

Shared from Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada are honoured to share the two recipients of the Finning


Wood Buffalo Regional Library Receives Canada Post Community Foundation Grant

Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) will be starting a new project, “Sensory Story Time”, thanks to a $10,000 Canada Post Community Foundation grant. This monthly


More Skills Training Available to Women in Wood Buffalo

Women in Wood Buffalo will now have access to more skills training thanks to a partnership between Keyano College and Women Building Futures. Two new

Alberta Education Local Local Updates

Inspiring Young Women Awarded Scholarships

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta and Syncrude have announced the Women of Inspiration Education Award Recipients 2020/2021. The recipients of the awards are: Mariam Arain

Covid-19 Education Local Updates

Masks Recommended for Public Transit; Mandatory for Students

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has released a statement recommending the use of non-medical face coverings on public transit. In alignment with the Government


Masks Required for Back to School

The Government of Alberta has just announced that students in Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks when returning to school for

Alberta Covid-19 Education

Alberta Students to Return to Classrooms in the Fall

The Government of Alberta announced that students will return to classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year. This return falls under the Government’s Scenario 1, “near-normal


Getting Ready for the 2020-2021 School Year

Shared from the Government of Alberta A comprehensive re-entry plan for the upcoming school year allows schools and parents to prepare for learning while putting

Alberta Education

Helpline For Parents Managing At-Home Learning

The Government of Alberta has set up an education helpline for parents who have questions about managing at-home learning. Operating from Monday to Friday, between

Education Outdoors

Learn About the Province’s Wildlife

Shared from the Government of Alberta To complement the release of new sport fishing regulations, and in recognition of the fact many Albertans are self-isolating