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Improve access to higher education: former Alta. premier • Women hit double digits in board representation • GE’s severance pledge • Video pitches social work career • Alberta’s ‘insatiable’ demand for oil workers worries N.W.T. • Temp assignments spur corporate housing
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2004

Improve access to higher education: former Alta. premier

Calgary

— Keeping pace with the United States requires Canada to boost access to university and college educations, former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed said at a dinner marking his Woodrow Wilson Award for public service. Funding for post-secondary education is an investment not an expenditure, and Canada is not doing enough, he said, adding that more scholarships should be made available.

Women hit double digits in board representation

Toronto