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Alberta Innovates lays off 125 staff after provincial government funding cuts

The agency began notifying affected non-union employees on Monday, and will inform guild workers in early December. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees said many affected members are technicians and technologists. Alberta Innovates administers R&D grants and runs startup-support programs, and its two subsidiaries conduct research for government and business clients. The provincial budget cut $129.7 million from the agency’s budget over the next two fiscal years, a difference of nearly a quarter. (CBC)

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