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Orders in Council

Dec 07, 2016

Orders Approved - December 6, 2016

Teamwork shuts down Lethbridge drug house

Dec 07, 2016

Co-operation between the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit and police in Lethbridge has allowed authorities to shut down a drug house and lay criminal charges against the occupants.

New payday loan laws further protect consumers

Dec 07, 2016

Alberta now has the strongest protections for borrowers in Canada.

New chief medical examiner appointed

Dec 07, 2016

Experienced forensic pathologist Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim is Alberta’s new chief medical examiner.

Capitalizing on tourism and trade opportunities with Mexico

Dec 06, 2016

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda will travel to Mexico City Dec. 7-9 to promote Alberta as a four-season tourism destination.

Vigil shines light on violence against women: Statement

Dec 06, 2016

Stephanie McLean, Minister of Status of Women, has issued the following statement about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: 

Alberta to strengthen ties with largest trading partner

Dec 06, 2016

Chris Nielsen, the MLA for Edmonton-Decore, attending on behalf of Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, will work to strengthen trade ties with U.S. state lawmakers at the Council of State Governments (CSG) National Conference Dec. 8-11 in Williamsburg, Va. 

Improving consumer protections in auto industry

Dec 06, 2016

Service Alberta Minister Stephanie McLean is accepting recommendations from an independent review to strengthen the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC).

New supports to help students and teachers with math

Dec 06, 2016

As part of the Future Ready initiative, the government is taking steps to help students achieve better marks in math and assist teachers in mathematical instruction.

Grant programs improve access for non-profits

Dec 05, 2016

Alberta non-profit organizations will have a clearer path to funding as a result of changes to two primary Community Grant programs - the Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) and the Community Initiatives Program (CIP).

Volunteer Stars celebrated at Government House

Dec 05, 2016

The outstanding contributions of six Alberta volunteers were honoured with the presentation of the 2016 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards.

Toxic opioid carfentanil linked to 15 deaths

Dec 05, 2016

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Karen Grimsrud, and Acting Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim are notifying the public that the toxic opioid carfentanil is still circulating in our province and has been linked to 15 drug overdose deaths.

Helping Albertans reconnect heat, power before winter

Dec 05, 2016

Alberta’s Winter Reconnection Program helps vulnerable Albertans get their electricity and natural gas reconnected for winter.

Petrochemical plants will diversify economy, create jobs

Dec 05, 2016

Two new petrochemical projects approved by the provincial government will add jobs, diversify the energy industry and create lasting benefits for Alberta’s economy.

Premier Notley to visit British Columbia

Dec 05, 2016

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley will visit British Columbia Dec. 5-6 to discuss the economic and environmental benefits of the Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline for B.C. and Alberta.