News releases

Addressing homelessness and violence in central Alberta

Aug 17, 2017

The Alberta government is working with its community partners and providing additional funding to help communities in central Alberta address homelessness and prevent family violence.

Review to examine workplace health and safety

Aug 16, 2017

The Government of Alberta is launching a review of the province’s occupational health and safety system to improve workplace safety and better protect Albertans.

Support for life-saving opioid program

Aug 16, 2017

A $1.2-million grant from the provincial government will support renovations at Calgary’s Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre – a proposed site for supervised consumption services. 

Eye program saves millions, expands care options

Aug 16, 2017

The government is expanding a pilot project that has made life better for more than 14,000 Albertans facing vision loss while saving millions of dollars.

Changes coming to impaired driving laws

Aug 16, 2017

The Government of Alberta will look at implementing changes to impaired driving legislation to save lives and reduce injuries. 

Honouring trailblazers in family violence prevention

Aug 15, 2017

Thirty years after they launched a local initiative to end family violence in their community, a group of Hinton residents have been recognized for their role in raising awareness and inspiring positive change in Alberta. 

Helping Indigenous people find career success

Aug 15, 2017

More Indigenous people will find work in construction-related careers thanks to additional support for job-training and employment services.

Same taste, new place in 2018

Aug 15, 2017

The Federal Building plaza is set to host the Taste of Edmonton festival next July.

Edmonton company ordered to restore public lands

Aug 14, 2017

The Alberta government has issued a Water Act enforcement order to Associated Aggregates Inc.

Company pleads guilty to Public Lands Act charge

Aug 14, 2017

An Edmonton construction firm has been fined $20,000 for failing to comply with an order to vacate public lands near Fort McMurray.

Championing Alberta businesses in the U.S.

Aug 14, 2017

Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous will champion Alberta businesses and promote the benefits of Alberta-U.S. trade at a regional meeting of U.S. state lawmakers Aug. 15-17 in Tacoma, Wash.

More to see at Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Aug 13, 2017

Visitors are invited to uncover new stories of Ukrainian culture and Alberta history at a new farmstead at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.

Report addresses flood resilience in Bow basin

Aug 11, 2017

The province has begun implementing the advice from a report that identifies ways to improve flood resilience in Calgary and better manage water throughout the Bow River basin.

Alberta strengthens ties with U.S. Midwest

Aug 10, 2017

Edmonton-Decore MLA Chris Nielsen will join legislators from across the Midwestern United States at the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) Aug. 11-15, in Minneapolis, Minn.

Charters strengthen partnership with two big cities

Aug 10, 2017

The province, Edmonton and Calgary have signed an agreement that brings the three governments together to tackle local issues like housing and transportation planning. 

Enbridge Line 3: Statement from Premier Notley

Aug 10, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement about the start of construction on the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline:

Revised: Seniors recognized for service to the community

Aug 08, 2017

Nominees for the 2017 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards will be honoured at community celebrations throughout the province in August.

Boost to Bezanson among grants to non-profits

Aug 08, 2017

The Bezanson Agricultural Society has moved a big step forward on the development of a new cultural centre with help from provincial funding.

Banff region transit projects get funding boost

Aug 08, 2017

The Government of Alberta is providing nearly $1 million in Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) grants to the Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission for two Banff region transit projects.

Preventing family violence for new Albertans

Aug 08, 2017

Support from the Alberta government means immigrant and refugee families will have greater access to services that address family violence and foster healthy relationships.

Less red tape means more ways to enjoy craft liquor

Aug 04, 2017

Small Alberta liquor manufacturers will have more opportunities to showcase their products, grow their businesses and connect with consumers, effective Aug. 15.

Law Enforcement Review Board hearings ā€“ August 2017

Aug 04, 2017

The Law Enforcement Review Board will hear final arguments on the following appeals:

Craft beers, spirits coming to farmersā€™ markets

Aug 03, 2017

Government’s commitment to modernize Alberta’s liquor system continues with additional business opportunities for Alberta’s small liquor manufacturers. 

Parks enforcement boosts cleanup efforts

Aug 03, 2017

As the August long weekend approaches, enforcement officials are reminding Albertans to call the Report a Poacher hotline to report serious public land abuses. 

New dinosaur named after Royal Tyrrell technician

Aug 03, 2017

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement about a new dinosaur species that has been named after a technician at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology: