The Government of Alberta, in partnership with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB), is moving forward on initial steps to support small and medium-sized businesses in their re-entry with a small business support centre.
Introduction of Bill 22, An Act to Provide for the Repatriation of Indigenous Peoples’ Sacred Ceremonial Objects, is the first step in helping to ensure that all Indigenous communities will be able to reclaim sacred ceremonial objects in provincial collections, now and in the future.
The Alberta government is meeting its commitment to support approximately 3,000 student jobs under The Alberta Jobs Plan through the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP), which begins this month.
The Minister of Indigenous Relations, Richard Feehan, issued the following statement regarding the Government of Canada’s move from “permanent objector” status to acceptance of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
If passed, Bill 13, the Veterinary Profession Amendment Act would allow veterinary technologists in Alberta to be given full representation on the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association’s (ABMVA) governance bodies.
The government is providing school authorities with funding, through Budget 2016, for enrolment growth. This will ensure that school authorities receive funding for all eligible Kindergarten-to-Grade-12 students.