Results for - City Councillor Uses Taxpayers Money For Education

3,197 voters participated in this survey

An Edmonton City Councillor has revealed that he has gone back to school to complete an Executive MBA program at the University of Alberta. The cost of the program is $67,000, but he will only pay 35 per cent of the tuition $23,000. The remaining $44,000 will be covered by taxpayers. The City Councillor says that the program is for his professional development and will help him to do his job better.

Do you think the Councillor should be able to use taxpayers money to fund his education if it can help him with his job?

1. Do you think the Councillor should be able to use taxpayers money to fund his education if it can help him with his job?

Yes, I think the Councillor should be able to use taxpayers money to fund his education if it can help him with his job
12%
362 votes
No, I do not think the Councillor should be able to use taxpayers money to fund his education if it can help him with his job
64%
1,979 votes
Not sure
24%
759 votes

2. Have you ever taken professional development courses through your job?

Yes, I have taken professional development courses through work
30%
939 votes
No, I have not taken professional development courses through work
45%
1,393 votes
N/A
25%
768 votes

3. If yes, did it help you to do you job better?

Yes, it helped me to do my job better
21%
660 votes
No, it did not make a difference
11%
333 votes
Not sure
6%
181 votes
N/A
62%
1,926 votes

4. If you could go back to school and have your job pay for your full tuition, would you go back?

Yes, I would go back to school if my job was willing to pay for my entire education
36%
1,105 votes
No, I would not go back to school if my job was willing to pay for my entire education
17%
514 votes
Not sure
15%
469 votes
N/A
33%
1,012 votes
02/09/2019 Careers 3197 49 By: Tellwut

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