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The Elite 15: The 15 private schools in Alberta that charge more than $10,000 a year in tuition while raking in $30 million in subsidies

When you add up the public taxpayer subsidies these 15 elite schools received in the 2015-2016 school year it comes to more than than $30 million. That's $30 million that's going, in part, to equestrian programs, tiny class sizes and groomed cross country ski trails, while public schools deal with hungry children and classrooms with 30 plus students. 


Say hello to the most elite private school in Alberta: Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School

On a beautiful and massive campus on 160 donated acres south of Calgary, Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School has carved out a niche as one of the most elite and expensive private schools in Alberta.


Map: How much does that private school down the street get in public taxpayer dollars?

Ever wanted to know how much money the private school down the street gets from Joe Q. Taxpayer?


Public Funding of Private Schools Across Canada

Five provinces in Canada publicly subsidize private schools: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec.


GUEST POST: Living in a small town scandal amplified by Jason Kenney

Winses.jpgMy name is Christa Winsnes. I am a farmer who lives and works near Ryley, Alberta and I never thought I’d be writing a guest post for Progress Alberta. We don’t agree on much but people need to know what Jason Kenney has done to my small town.


Five Big Reasons to Keep Edmonton's Drainage Public


Why we filed two complaints with the National NewsMedia Council

As promised we sent our Postmedia Petition to Lorne Motley, the vice president of editorial for western Canada for Postmedia. 


To the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission - Let Us Use the Best Data

The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission is starting its important work in just a few weeks. 


Good news story: Christian school gets Gay Straight Alliance only because Bill 10 exists

Progressives need to celebrate their victories. Here's a story to put a smile on your face. 


The five most hilarious, deranged things conservatives said in 2016

On my desktop I keep a folder named Batshit Conservative Stuff. I can't help but screencap stuff the wacky things I see on social media and put it in that folder.