College works to boost the Alberta economy

Richard Froese
For the Lakeside Leader

Northern Lakes College is one of 11 colleges active in a plan to help Alberta’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has issued its initial recommendations to support the provincial economic recovery. They focus on four key areas – workforce data, something called ‘micro-credentialling,’ work-integrated learning and innovation.

“Alberta’s colleges have played and will continue to play a pivotal role in our province’s economic resiliency,” says Dr. Robert Murray of Grande Prairie Regional College, “by addressing growing industry demands and programming needs.”

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