Annual report: navigating a challenging year

Jun 29, 2017

In a year marked by a massive wildfire, low oil prices and continued economic downturn, government responded by supporting families and jobs.

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.