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Orders in Council

Jan 23, 2017

Orders Approved - January 20, 2017

Alberta sets out energy efficiency vision

Jan 23, 2017

A new energy efficiency report gives the province a road map for creating jobs, diversifying the economy and saving Albertans money. 

Ukrainian heritage celebrated with student artwork

Jan 20, 2017

Alberta students have been honoured for art submissions recognizing the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. 

Orders in Council

Jan 20, 2017

Orders Approved - January 19, 2017

Red Deer College students gain green tech opportunities

Jan 20, 2017

Infrastructure funding will help Red Deer College students access new training opportunities in the alternative energy sector.

Castle parks given historic new boundaries

Jan 20, 2017

The boundaries of the expanded Castle Wildland Provincial Park and the new Castle Provincial Park have been set, bringing one of the most biologically diverse areas in Alberta under provincial protection. 

STEP 2017 creates jobs for Alberta’s students

Jan 20, 2017

Starting today, Alberta employers looking to hire students for summer 2017 can now apply for the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP).

Orders in Council

Jan 19, 2017

Orders Approved - January 18, 2017

Cabinet changes focus on protecting children, communities

Jan 19, 2017

A new Ministry of Children’s Services has been given a mandate to fix longstanding child intervention problems. 

Global innovation leader new Alberta Innovates CEO

Jan 19, 2017

Laura Kilcrease, a respected innovation systems leader and venture capitalist, will lead the recently consolidated Alberta Innovates Corporation as it strengthens support for research, innovation and economic diversification.

Government moves forward with panel to strengthen child intervention

Jan 18, 2017

Members have been selected for a panel that will explore ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system. 

Sylvan Lake gets improved health care

Jan 16, 2017

Residents of Sylvan Lake and area will have access to more health-care services under expanded hours. 

Court order shuts down Calgary drug house

Jan 16, 2017

The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit has closed a Calgary property where drug activity and violence were endangering nearby residents.

Seniors stay independent with new loan program

Jan 13, 2017

The Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair program helps seniors update their homes so they can maintain their independence and stay in their communities close to friends and family.

Orders in Council

Jan 12, 2017

Orders Approved - January 11, 2017

Research grants support safe, healthy workplaces

Jan 12, 2017

Eight new research projects funded through Alberta’s OHS Futures program last year focus on improving workplace health and safety in the province.

New tax credits connect Alberta business with investors

Jan 12, 2017

The New Year brings new opportunities to invest in Alberta businesses as intake opens for two new tax credits to create jobs and diversify the economy.  

Alberta welcomes B.C.’s decision on Kinder Morgan

Jan 11, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement regarding the B.C. government’s environmental approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline:

Businesses reach new markets with export supports

Jan 11, 2017

More than 80 Alberta companies are expanding their global export opportunities thanks to the Alberta Export Expansion Package’s programs. 

Red Deer company ordered to restore wetlands

Jan 11, 2017

The Alberta government has ordered Aurora Heights Management Ltd. and two of its directors to remediate a wetland in Blackfalds that was filled in without authorization. 

Environmental charges against pest control company

Jan 11, 2017

The Alberta government has laid seven charges against a Calgary company for failing to comply with provincial environmental legislation and provincial and federal pesticide legislation.

Albertans see benefits of carbon levy rebates

Jan 10, 2017

Over a million Albertans have seen money appear in their bank accounts as carbon rebates have started rolling out across the province.

Albertans asked for input into Budget 2017

Jan 09, 2017

Albertans are invited to share their ideas and priorities as government kicks off its 2017 budget consultations.

Orthodox Christmas: Statement from Premier Notley

Jan 07, 2017

Premier Notley issued the following statement expressing greetings on Orthodox Christmas:

Alberta helps non-profits save money

Jan 06, 2017

Non-profit and volunteer agencies will benefit from a $1-million grant to complete energy efficiency audits.