Applications for 2021-2022 Page Program is Now Open!
Every year since 1978, the Page Program has offered 40 graduating high school and CEGEP students from across Canada the chance to work at the House of Commons on a part-time basis for a year. While they are with us, Pages have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of Parliament by playing a role in the rich traditions of the Canadian parliamentary system.
Federal government shouldn’t make students pay the price for WE scandal
EDMONTON – Already facing limited job prospects in Alberta’s shrinking economy and increased costs for university and college due to provincial cuts, young Albertans have been some of the hardest hit financially by the pandemic. Things were made worse when the federal government failed to come through with the nearly billion dollars in support they promised through the Canadian Student Service Grant (CSSG) program. Today, NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson called on...
MP McPherson urges UCP to use federal dollars for education wisely
EDMONTON – After successfully fighting to get federal funding to help with back to school this year, NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is calling on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to make sure the federal money goes where it is most needed to keep Alberta kids safe.