News releases

Alberta invests in land and water conservation

Mar 27, 2017

The province is providing nearly $9 million to three non-profit groups to protect ranchlands, river habitats and watersheds in southern Alberta.

Calgary housing for Albertans overcoming addiction

Mar 27, 2017

A $7-million investment will support 46 individuals and their families in Calgary who are recovering from addictions.

Alberta and Blackfoot Confederacy sign historic agreement

Mar 24, 2017

The Alberta government and Blackfoot Confederacy have signed a new relationship agreement that will have both parties working closely on shared priorities.

New jobs, investment to come from renewables

Mar 24, 2017

Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program is expected to attract at least $10.5 billion of investment into the Alberta economy by 2030, creating more than 7,200 jobs for Albertans.

Alberta Justice Minister reacts to federal judicial appointments

Mar 24, 2017

Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement in response to federal judicial appointments for Alberta:

New tools and training for rural businesses

Mar 24, 2017

Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in rural Alberta will have new support to start and grow their businesses through the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program.

Keystone XL: Statement from Premier Notley

Mar 24, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement about the U.S. State Department’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline:

Government invests in rural entrepreneurs

Mar 24, 2017

The Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program is providing funding to help small businesses in southeastern Alberta grow.

Medicine Hat College development will better serve community

Mar 23, 2017

The province is investing $4.3 million to provide much-needed barrier-free access to college facilities for students and community members with disabilities. 

Grant funding helps improve workplace safety

Mar 23, 2017

The Alberta government is helping non-profit organizations improve workplace health and safety.

Alberta invests in much-needed space at University of Calgary

Mar 23, 2017

The Government of Alberta is committing $270.6 million over four years for 500 new study and classroom spaces with the renovation of the MacKimmie Complex and Professional Faculties building.

Twinning the bridge into Fort Saskatchewan

Mar 23, 2017

The Government of Alberta plans to fully twin the critical Highway 15 corridor between Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan.

Orders in Council

Mar 22, 2017

Orders Approved - March 21, 2017

Alberta invests $12 million to protect water

Mar 22, 2017

The Government of Alberta is safeguarding water resources with nearly $12 million in new multi-year grants for watershed planning and advisory councils and the Alberta Water Council. 

U of A heritage building renewal will serve students better

Mar 22, 2017

The Government of Alberta’s much-needed investment of $149 million over four years will restore the University of Alberta’s historic Dentistry/Pharmacy Building.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Statement from Premier Notley

Mar 21, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, first proclaimed by the United Nations in 1966: 

Budget 2017 kick-starts new school build

Mar 21, 2017

The government plans to invest in 26 school projects to improve access to education and create jobs as part of Budget 2017.

$200 million invested in community health care

Mar 20, 2017

Budget 2017 is boosting home and community care by $200 million, allowing more Albertans to receive care in their homes and remain independent.

Solar energy for Stewardship Centre

Mar 17, 2017

Government is supporting energy efficiency at Lethbridge’s Farm Stewardship Centre. 

Alberta families to benefit from Budget 2017

Mar 17, 2017

Budget 2017 funding that would reduce school fees under proposed legislation would save Alberta families $54 million in the 2017/18 school year.

Budget 2017 – working to make life better

Mar 16, 2017

Budget 2017 is focused on creating good jobs, making life more affordable for Albertans and protecting the programs and services families count on.

Sylvan Lake park transfer could benefit economy

Mar 15, 2017

A proposed transfer of Sylvan Lake Provincial Park to the Town of Sylvan Lake could provide a significant economic boost for the community.

Building affordable housing benefits Albertans

Mar 15, 2017

Funding of $5.7 million has been approved for the planning of 14 affordable housing projects across the province.

Orders in Council

Mar 15, 2017

Orders Approved - March 14, 2017

Province honours transportation innovation

Mar 14, 2017

Alberta’s leaders in innovation were celebrated Monday night at the annual Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation.