Provincial Politics

Minister Eggen announces proposed School Act amendments with supporters
Minister Eggen announces proposed School Act amendments with supporters Government of Alberta

Alberta to set standard age for kindergarten entry under School Act changes

By The Canadian Press with files from the Alberta Government
November 15, 2017 - 5:33pm

EDMONTON - Alberta is looking to bring in one standardized age for kindergarten students.

Education Minister David Eggen has introduced Bill 28 in the house, which will make a variety of changes to the School Act.

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Alberta legislature passes contentious bill strengthening gay-straight alliances

By The Canadian Press
November 15, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:21pm

EDMONTON - Premier Rachel Notley's government has passed a bill strengthening rules around gay-straight alliances in schools.

The NDP used its majority in the house today to pass Bill 24 in third and final reading.

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