The same day the Alberta government announced 10 new positions for the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal, the federal government announced several new appointments to help fill vacant positions.
The Alberta government is working to address mounting pressures facing the province’s justice system by adding more judicial positions to the Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal and increasing legal aid funding.
"We’ve taken some hard economic knocks from the international price of oil — but nobody knocks Alberta down for long. We’re getting back on our feet. We’re working together to build a better future for our families, our children and our grandchildren."
Justice Minister and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley will be travelling to Denver, Colo., to meet with officials to discuss best practices and lessons learned from the legalization of cannabis in their state.
The Government of Alberta is launching a new series of initiatives known as “Future Ready” that will co-ordinate and improve education and skills training to better prepare kids for success in a changing economy.
Construction is scheduled to begin next month on 78 new long-term care beds at Wing Kei Greenview Phase II. Following a thorough review of the Alberta Supportive Living Initiative (ASLI) program, this is triple the number of long-term care spaces originally planned for this project.
New support for post-secondary infrastructure will help modernize facilities at SAIT, providing advanced research and training opportunities that better prepare students for success in pursuing jobs in a diversified economy.
After a series of discussions with Alberta grain producers, the federal government and national railway companies to ensure efficient grain transportation this season, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued the following statement:
Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement about Alberta’s offer of free admission to provincial historic sites and museums to victims of the Fort McMurray wildfire this summer:
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health is alerting the public, as well as health and law-enforcement officials, that the illicit opioid carfentanil has been confirmed by the Chief Medical Examiner in two recent deaths.
The Government of Alberta has launched a public information campaign so people across the province can find, track and easily apply for positions available on provincial agencies, boards and commissions.
As part of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan, the provincial government is launching two small-scale pilot programs for First Nations and Metis communities that invest in local renewable projects that create jobs, reduce emissions and lower utility costs.
Government will work with the oil and gas industry over the next five years to restore 10,000 linear kilometres of land that had been cleared for seismic lines in the Little Smoky and A La Peche caribou rangelands.
The Minister of Indigenous Relations, Richard Feehan, and the Minister of Education, David Eggen, issued the following joint statement on Orange Shirt Day, which honours residential school survivors and promotes ongoing reconciliation.
The Alberta government, Calgary Economic Development (CED) and Western Economic Diversification Canada will help build on Calgary’s competitive advantages and attract more firms to set up their head offices in the province.
Albertans taking acid reflux medication will see drug costs go down by as much as $82 a year, but with the same health outcomes thanks to a new policy that will save taxpayers $40 million over three years.
Alberta’s Heritage Fund investments are supporting job creation and innovation in the renewable energy and natural gas sectors as well as demonstrating Alberta is Canada’s best place to do business and to invest in business growth.
Minister of Education David Eggen will meet with his counterparts from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut for a discussion on curriculum, assessment and education for reconciliation on September 26 and 27.