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Bow Valley College closes Canmore campus

Bow Valley College closes Canmore campus

"In the last year or so, we have been examining our regional operations, not just in Canmore, but all communities we have a presence in and really looking at models that allow us to serve our mandate, which is to provide educational opportunities across our service region, but at the same time in a sustainable way."
Exshaw School saved after feds agree to continue funding for next 3 years

Exshaw School saved after feds agree to continue funding for next 3 years

In a statement released by Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) and Stoney Education Authority (SEA) Thursday morning (Jan. 30), it was announced that Indigenous Services Canada has agreed to continue funding Exshaw School for the next three years at current funding levels
CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

CRPS insurance skyrockets by 274 per cent

According to Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) board treasurer Mike Guindon, the 274 per cent is from a mixture of different increases, including a 300 per cent property insurance increase.
Stoney Nakoda parents and students still no closer to long-term solution for Exshaw School funding

Stoney Nakoda parents and students still no closer to long-term solution for Exshaw School funding

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) held a community town hall meeting in Morley on Monday (Jan. 20), but one Stoney Nakoda community member said the federal government agency spent most of the meeting giving residents “non-answers”
CRPS considering paid parking in school lots during summer months

CRPS considering paid parking in school lots during summer months

During its regular board meeting in November, the Canadian Rockies Public School division said it’s considering paid parking options at its school parking lots in Canmore and Banff for the summer months
Federal government agrees to fund Exshaw School into 2021, CRPS says it’s not enough

Federal government agrees to fund Exshaw School into 2021, CRPS says it’s not enough

The Canadian Rockies Public School division says the federal government has agreed to fund Stoney Nakoda students attending the Exshaw School at the current rate for the 2020-21 school year
Outdoor Learning Centre volunteers thanked for helping with career programs

Outdoor Learning Centre volunteers thanked for helping with career programs

“We wanted to give a big thank you – these volunteers have been coming in week after week for years, it’s not just a one off thing."
École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

École Notre-Dame des Monts students win national awards, scholarships

Two former École Notre-Dame des Monts students from Canmore – Lorien Monteith and Jordan Olsthoorn – were awarded $1,000 national scholarships in October
Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Canadian astronaut talks about travelling to space with Bow Valley students

Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut, spoke with students at the Exshaw School last week about the ins and outs of travelling to space and introduced a new Junior Astronaut program
Canadian Rockies Public School property insurance set to rise 217 per cent

Canadian Rockies Public School property insurance set to rise 217 per cent

The Canadian Rockies Public School division was recently informed its property insurance premium is to rise 217 per cent, resulting in a $166,000 increase to its budget