Our daily blog offers selected news of interest to SmartSAVER’s stakeholders and shines a light on the creative ways that communities are promoting the Canada Learning Bond. Stay up to date, read what others are doing and share your own story.

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IN THE NEWS: March 30, 2016

Today’s news includes articles about access to education, at-risk students, and the Saskatchewan election, from various news sources including Burnaby Now, The Manitoulin Expositor, and Huffington Post Canada.


Burnaby board ponders “sanctuary schools” policy. Burnaby Now. March 23, 2016

Contact North distant education options extend Hub’s reach. The Manitoulin Expositor. March 30, 2016

Re-engaging At-Risk Students in Learning: A New Zealand Solution. The Conference Board of Canada. March 22, 2016.

How Will The Saskatchewan Election Affect Its Citizens? Huffington Post Canada. March 29, 2016


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IN THE NEWS: March 28, 2016

Today’s news includes articles about the Federal budget, the Canada Child Benefit, and the new Alberta child benefit, from various news sources including APTN National News, CBC News, and CTV News Calgary.


Indigenous post-secondary students feel left out of budget. APTN National News. March 23, 2016. Video (2 mins)

$609.9 million being invested in post-secondary education, workforce development. Government of New Brunswick. March 23, 2016.

Canada child benefit: How to calculate what your family will get. CBC News. March 23, 2016.

Low income Alberta families eligible for new child benefit. CTV News Calgary. March 17, 2016.


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