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Four ways the federal budget will impact students

By Scott Strasser and Tina Shaygan, March 28 2017 — The Canadian federal government tabled its 2017–18 budget on March 22. The budget was presented to the House of Commons by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. It is the second federal budget since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party took power in 2015 and includes a $23-billion deficit….

Faculty of Nursing launches four-year strategic plan

By Scott Strasser, March 28 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing launched a new four-year strategic plan on March 22, outlining the faculty’s priorities from 2017–2020. Faculty of Nursing dean Dianne Tapp says the new plan aims to build on the faculty’s old strategic plan, which was developed in 2011–12. “We did…

SLC approves 2017 Quality Money projects

By Scott Strasser, March 28 2017 — Twenty on-campus projects got the green light after the Students’ Union approved Quality Money funding on March 28. The projects were approved with a 11–0–1 vote by Students’ Legislative Council. Haskyane School of business representative Ryan Wallace abstained.  The Quality Money program is a partnership between the University…

UCalgaryCares group plans trip to the Yukon

By Kiana Negahdari, March 28 2017 — Seventeen University of Calgary students will travel to the Yukon Territory this spring to participate in community service work with the Arctic Institute of North America. The students will spend 10 days in mid-June at the Kluane Lake Research Station in Burwash Landing, working with the region’s indigenous…

Success is about more than good grades

By Jill Girgulis, March 28 2017 —  What does “A” mean to you? When you see it, do you think of things like grades, exams and stress? I know I do. Why is it that an innocuous little symbol has become so significant? The mere mention of it has the power to conjure intense images…

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