News releases

Alberta strengthens ties with Pacific Northwest

Jul 21, 2017

Robyn Luff, MLA Calgary-East, and Graham Sucha, MLA Calgary-Shaw, will represent Alberta at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit in Portland Ore., July 23 – 27.

Have your say on new condominium rules

Jul 20, 2017

Albertans are invited to attend one of five open-house events to provide feedback on condo governance issues.

A proud welcome to Edmonton’s K-Days

Jul 20, 2017

Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement to mark this year’s K-Days festival:

Still time to have your say on cannabis legalization

Jul 20, 2017

Albertans have until July 31 to complete an online survey on how the province should approach cannabis legalization.

Premiers Highlight Key Justice and Social Issues

Jul 19, 2017

Premiers concluded their meeting in Edmonton by looking at ways to advance shared objectives on critically important justice and social issues.

Premiers Continue to Focus on Jobs and Economic Growth

Jul 19, 2017

Premiers continued to explore opportunities to strengthen economic growth in Canada and support good paying jobs for Canadians.

Fire ban issued for southern Alberta

Jul 19, 2017

Effective noon today, a fire ban will be implemented in portions of southern Alberta. 

Premiers Collaborate to Strengthen Canada – U.S. Relations

Jul 18, 2017

Premiers remain focused on the benefits of trade, commerce and investment tied to Canada’s highly important relationship with the United States.

Government responds to OCYA reports

Jul 18, 2017

Minister Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement, on behalf of Children’s Services Minister Danielle Larivee, in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Investigative Reviews released today:

Premiers support B.C. wildfire efforts

Jul 17, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley and her counterparts from across Canada, who are meeting in Edmonton, have issued the following statement in support of British Columbia’s efforts to manage wildfires: 

Update 2: Air quality a concern due to B.C. wildfires

Jul 17, 2017

The Government of Alberta is cautioning people that air quality across the province could be affected by the wildfires in British Columbia this week.

New support for innovators and entrepreneurs

Jul 17, 2017

Edmonton area innovators and entrepreneurs will have more help to get their ideas for new products and services to market.

Restorative justice: Investing in rehabilitation

Jul 17, 2017

The Government of Alberta is supporting restorative justice initiatives in communities across the province with $360,000 in grants.

Government celebrates collector cars in Alberta

Jul 14, 2017

The Government of Alberta has declared July 14, 2017, as Collector Car Appreciation Day to recognize the important contributions the automobile has made to the province.

Alberta families invited to Parks Day festivities

Jul 14, 2017

More than 30 Alberta provincial parks and recreation areas will celebrate Parks Day on Saturday with free family-friendly activities, events and performances. 

Investing in healthy and vibrant communities

Jul 14, 2017

Provincial community grants supported more than 1,200 non-profit projects across Alberta in 2016-17.   

Low river flows prompt advisory for Alberta anglers

Jul 14, 2017

Anglers are requested to voluntarily restrict angling activities to early mornings because of significantly low river flows and higher-than-normal water temperatures so fish experience less stress.

New tools and training for rural businesses

Jul 14, 2017

Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in central Alberta will have new support to start and grow their businesses. 

Orders in Council

Jul 13, 2017

Orders Approved – July 12, 2017

Albertans alerted to theft of government mail

Jul 13, 2017

A private courier’s van was stolen June 23 en route to deliver mail in Red Deer. 

Calgary Stampede benefits from job grant changes

Jul 13, 2017

Improvements to the Canada-Alberta Job Grant will help more unemployed Albertans train for new jobs and better support rural employers and small businesses.

Update 1: Alberta supports B.C. wildfire response

Jul 13, 2017

The Government of Alberta is providing support as British Columbia deals with wildfires. It is also encouraging Albertans to stay safe by being aware of air-quality advisories. And it is advising people to make financial donations to a recognized non-profit organization of their choice instead of providing material donations.

Power lifts to reduce injuries for paramedics

Jul 13, 2017

Repetitive patient lifting is one of the leading causes of injury to paramedics so the province is investing in new equipment to make their work safer.

New Grande Prairie Regional College board chair

Jul 13, 2017

Long-time resident and Grande Prairie lawyer Natalia Reiman is the new board chair of Grande Prairie Regional College.

CORRECTION*: Calgary businesses grow and diversify

Jul 12, 2017

The Village Brewing Co. is one of five Calgary food processors growing their businesses thanks to government grants.