News releases

New grant trains Calgary women for tech jobs

Apr 27, 2017

Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean announced $100,000 in funding for Making Changes Association to prepare immigrant and Indigenous women for careers in technology. 

Teachers and school board representatives reach tentative agreement

Apr 26, 2017

The two parties have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), completing the first step of the updated collective bargaining process.

Province gets big trucks off Tofield town roads

Apr 26, 2017

A new five-kilometre Highway 834 bypass will circle Tofield to the east, getting industrial traffic away from schools and homes.

AFSC streamlines crop inspection

Apr 26, 2017

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued the following statement after meeting Alberta crop commissions and discussing farmers’ concerns on unharvested crops:

Calgary Zoo’s panda pad taking shape

Apr 26, 2017

Panda-lovers take heart. Work on the new Panda Passage habitat at the Calgary Zoo is in full swing with crews on schedule for the 2018 arrival of its charismatic residents. 

Creosote-monitoring plan for Calgary community

Apr 25, 2017

The Alberta government is undertaking a five-year, $1.3-million project to continue assessing creosote levels in Calgary’s West Hillhurst community. 

Instant rebates for energy-efficient products

Apr 25, 2017

Albertans will save money with instant rebates at stores for energy-efficient home products, with a new retail campaign running April 28 to June 11. 

Alberta stands with forestry industry

Apr 25, 2017

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier issued the following statement in response to the latest development in the softwood lumber dispute with the United States:

Upgrades at Canmore Hospital improve patient care

Apr 25, 2017

Upgrades totalling $1.8 million are underway at the Canmore General Hospital, benefiting both patients and staff. 

New funding increases women’s equality in Alberta

Apr 25, 2017

The Status of Women grant program gives more than $1.5 million to community projects boosting women’s safety, economic security and leadership.

Support for economic recovery after disasters

Apr 25, 2017

The Alberta government is helping communities create jobs and diversify their local economies through the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program.

Public-sector bargaining: Minister Ceci statement

Apr 24, 2017

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, made the following statement regarding public-sector bargaining:

Orders in Council

Apr 24, 2017

Orders Approved - April 21, 2017

Improving flood resilience in southeast Alberta

Apr 24, 2017

The Government of Alberta is investing $2.1 million to help Medicine Hat and neighbouring communities boost flood readiness. 

Easing pressure on Alberta’s justice system

Apr 24, 2017

New measures taking effect May 1 will give police officers and court staff more time to deal with serious and violent offences. 

Funding to spur growth in the Leduc region

Apr 24, 2017

The province is helping the Leduc region create jobs and diversify its economy through the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program.

Alberta Works Week connects Albertans and employers

Apr 24, 2017

Government is working with community partners to host more than 100 career events in 40 communities during Alberta Works Week, April 24-28.

New projects in the Stony Plain area to spur job creation

Apr 24, 2017

The Alberta government is helping communities create jobs and diversify their local economy through the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program.

Alberta and Guangdong become sister provinces

Apr 24, 2017

Alberta and the province of Guangdong in southern China have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen ties and facilitate trade between the two jurisdictions.

Volunteers focus of week-long celebration

Apr 23, 2017

Alberta communities are gearing up for celebrations honouring the contributions of volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 23-29.

Earth Day: Minister’s Statement

Apr 22, 2017

The Minister of Environment and Parks and Minister responsible for the Climate Change Office, Shannon Phillips, has issued the following statement to mark Earth Day, which takes place each April 22:

Honouring Alberta’s skilled trades

Apr 21, 2017

Seventy-two members of Alberta’s trades community have been honoured for their outstanding achievements in the workplace and in the classroom at the 2017 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Awards.

U.S. trip to promote electricity-sector investment

Apr 21, 2017

Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd will showcase Alberta’s electricity market reforms and promote renewable energy investment opportunities in New York City April 23 to 26.

Help for seniors travelling to medical appointments

Apr 21, 2017

Improvements to the medical trip benefit will help low-income seniors who travel from rural or remote areas of the province for treatment or care.

Productive start to Asia mission

Apr 21, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley has made significant progress on Alberta-China relations during her first three days in China.