Whirling disease lab opens in Vegreville

Jun 22, 2017

The Alberta government is taking action on whirling disease by opening Canada’s first laboratory exclusively dedicated to testing for and preventing the disease. 

Province acting on wildfire report recommendations

Jun 08, 2017

The Government of Alberta is taking action on 31 recommendations made by two independent reviews of the provincial response to the Fort McMurray wildfire.

New mental health, substance use beds at Royal Alex

Jun 06, 2017

Sixteen new beds to care for and treat adults struggling with mental health and substance use are opening at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

New children’s mental health clinic opens in Edmonton

Jun 05, 2017

Approximately 1,500 children and teens will receive mental-health and substance-use treatment and supports at the new Rutherford Mental Health Clinic in south Edmonton.

Rural infrastructure projects get $100 million

May 31, 2017

Alberta’s Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) will support 87 municipal road, bridge and community airport projects in 50 communities across the province in 2017-18.