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.
Labour Minister Christina Gray released the following statement regarding National Day of Mourning, a day honouring the workers who have lost their lives or suffered injury or illness in work-related incidents in 2015.
The Ministers of Human Services, Education, Indigenous Relations and the Associate Minister of Health issued the following statements in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Special Report on Aboriginal Youth Suicide:
Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips marked Earth Day at an event held at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre in Lethbridge, where she praised the important work of land trusts in helping to conserve some of Alberta’s most vulnerable landscapes.
"With the Alberta Jobs Plan, we are taking a better approach, with a forward-looking plan that focusses on the needs of families, and builds a more competitive economy that creates jobs today and for the long term."
The Fair Trading Amendment Act would, if passed, provide government with tools to ensure that delegated regulatory organizations such as the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) are doing their job by protecting consumers.
The introduction of the Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act would make it possible for changes to provincial electoral boundaries to be considered before the next anticipated general election.
Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the report from the fatality inquiry into the death of a person receiving services funded by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program:
Alberta’s ground-breaking Aquatic Invasive Species Conservation K-9 Team and their partners were commended during a visit to the Alberta Legislature by the Minister of Environment and Parks, Shannon Phillips, for their efforts in keeping the province free of invasive mussels.
Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement in response to Alberta’s Ethics Commissioner, Hon. Marguerite Trussler, Q.C., appointing the Conflicts of Interest Commissioner in British Columbia to provide the requested advice:
Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement in response to former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci’s review of the 2013 investigation into allegations of conflict of interest involving former Premier Alison Redford: