Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bravo to CDEACF, RESDAC and the Centre for Literacy

As many of you know, Copian (formerly NALD) was forced to make the very difficult decision to close its doors in light of the federal government’s decision to end core funding for national literacy organizations. I have a long history … Continue reading

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Literacy and Essential Skills spending

Further to my post, here is a chart showing planned and actual spending on literacy and essential skills since the Conservatives formed the government in 2006.

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…helping to fight the federal deficit

As we await next week’s federal budget, I thought it would be a good time to look at federal spending for the Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program (ALLESP) (administered by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES)). … Continue reading

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