Monthly Archives: March 2015

Correction to … Finally some good news

In my post about the Saskatchewan budget there’s a mistake in the amount of the increase to the community-based literacy organizations’ budget. Thanks to Pat Duggleby for catching my error – I had given you the budget increase for all … Continue reading

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Finally some good news….

Amid all the negative news about literacy funding in Canada, there is good news coming out of Saskatchewan. The provincial 2015-16 budget, tabled on March 18, has a number of items that benefit literacy and essential skills training, including, (drum … Continue reading

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Rolling out the Canada Job Grant…trying to make sense of it all…

The federal government’s Canada Job Fund is a complex set of agreements with each province and territory. As I’ve mentioned before, the Canada Job Fund replaces the Labour Market Agreements, places decision making for training in the hands of the … Continue reading

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Updates on the Canada Job Fund

A big thank you to CUPE who sponsored my research on the Canada Job Fund and the implementation of the Canada Job Grant. Here’s what CUPE said about the research (https://cupe.ca/canada-job-fund-step-back-canadian-workers): In April 2014, the Conservative government signed a new … Continue reading

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