A snow penguin protest that generated buzz in Edmonton is now in Alberta’s greatest metropolis.
Representatives in Calgary for the Council of Alberta College College students say they’re organising about 300 snow penguins exterior the provincial authorities’s McDougall Centre to protest cuts to post-secondary training.
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Late final month, college students from Edmonton’s College of Alberta and McEwan College constructed about 800 penguins utilizing snow moulds on the grounds of the legislature for a similar trigger.
However groundskeepers destroyed most of them the subsequent day, as the federal government deemed them tripping hazards.
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Marley Gillies, vice-president of College of Calgary College students’ Union, says they’ve been in touch with administration of the McDougall Centre and hope their penguin show will last more.
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Gillies says college students in Calgary wish to do the identical factor to convey consideration to a 22.5 per cent rise in tuition over three years and cuts to Alberta’s post-secondary establishments.
“That is one thing we’re all actually united on,” Gillies stated Monday, including that the snow penguins could present up in Lethbridge, Alta., subsequent.
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