UCP denies University of Alberta request for budget flexibility, planned layoffs will go forward despite COVID-19 crisis

University of Alberta president David Turpin said that despite attempts to work with the government to “reach an agreement,” mass layoffs due to the 2020 provincial budget will go forward, amid the COVID-19 crisis. In a blog post Monday, Turpin…

University of Alberta president speaks at Edmonton memorial for Iran plane crash victims

January 12 2020 5:31pm University of Alberta president David Turpin spoke at a memorial in Edmonton Sunday afternoon, honouring the lives of those who died after a plane was shot down in Iran. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…