Devon Columnists | Devon Dispatch
Endorsing Alberta’s new draft curriculum
When Albertans voted for the United Conservatives in 2019, they voted for a party that would get politics out of school curriculums and ensure that social studies would provide opportunities for students to learn and appreciate the ideas that have shaped Alberta, Canada and the world.
Museums do not exist in somebody’s basement
A couple weeks ago I was asked about the headline “‘A museum in somebody’s basement’: items from Alberta’s Stan Reynolds collection to be sold”. I really didn’t give it a second thought. But then I started to get more phone calls and messages at work and seeing social media posts saying these items belonged in our local museums.
Record-breaking year for venture capital investment
On March 24, 2021, the Canada Venture Capital and Private Equity Association released their annual report. It affirmed what Alberta’s government has said for months: that for venture capital in Alberta, 2020 was a record-shattering year. Notably, 2020 saw significant investments in Edmonton and Calgary, in particular.