The Education Centre Lease

During the 2010 school board election, details around the CBE’s Education Centre lease were publicized. Many articles and editorials were published (eg. CBE’s lease called too high) and it became a major election issue. Despite all the press, every incumbent trustee was re-elected, although some races were very close. Newly…

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CBE budget “surpluses”

In the recent preliminary operational review of the Calgary Board of Education, Ministry staff looked at the audited financials for the most recent three years (2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16) and made the following observation: “CBE has budgeted either a deficit or balanced budget in each of the last three fiscal…

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CBE 2017-18 Budget

The 2017-18 Calgary Board of Education budget was made public on June 9 and was presented to trustees for questioning at the June 13 public board meeting. While the budget is 189 pages long, the first 32 pages are an executive summary that provides a great overview of the document. The…

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