News releases

Taking action to protect electricity consumers

May 23, 2017

Proposed legislation introduced today would cap electricity prices and protect the pocketbooks of Albertans.

Sheriffs shut down Calgary drug house

May 23, 2017

Investigators from the Alberta Sheriffs Branch have boarded up a Calgary home that has been a source of ongoing criminal activity for years.

Province boosts digital media, post-production sectors

May 23, 2017

Albertans looking to work in post-production, digital animation, visual effects and interactive digital media sectors will have an easier time finding jobs thanks to two new pilot grant programs.

Manchester bombing: Premier Notley statement

May 23, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement about the bombing in Manchester:

Helping families of missing and murdered Indigenous women

May 19, 2017

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls now have an advocate to help them find information and resources related to their loved ones. 

Submit a tick to Alberta’s surveillance program

May 19, 2017

Albertans are encouraged to submit ticks they find on themselves and their animals to help government monitor the types of ticks found in the province. 

Cleanup boost for old oil and gas sites to create jobs

May 18, 2017

Albertans will have a cleaner, safer environment and more jobs in the process thanks to a funding boost to address orphaned wells.

New energy rebates mean big cost savings

May 18, 2017

Businesses, non-profit organizations and institutions can save hundreds of dollars annually with a new energy efficiency rebate program.

Alberta steps up to help grow Indigenous tourism

May 18, 2017

New tourism initiatives aim to create jobs for First Nations and Métis communities and attract more visitors to the province.

Albertans benefit from program payment changes

May 17, 2017

Proposed legislation introduced today would ensure the carbon levy rebate and benefits from two programs do not have to be returned when a family member passes away.

Provincial campgrounds get funding boost

May 17, 2017

Alberta’s provincial parks will receive $54.2 million this year for improvements to campgrounds, new picnic tables and improved infrastructure.

Dunvegan bridge down to one lane

May 16, 2017

The Highway 2 Peace River bridge at Dunvegan has been reduced to single-lane traffic for bridge maintenance.

Alberta granted intervener status on Trans Mountain pipeline

May 16, 2017

Alberta has been granted leave to intervene on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project judicial review by the Federal Court of Appeal.

Enforcement ramps up to protect public land

May 16, 2017

Alberta is protecting parks and public land by increasing enforcement on violations like mud-bogging, littering, and unattended campfires.

Have your say on Alberta’s curriculum

May 15, 2017

Albertans are being asked to provide feedback on what students will learn as part of the government’s second curriculum survey.

Adventure at historic sites, museums and archives

May 15, 2017

Join hundreds of thousands of visitors this summer exploring 20 provincially-owned historic sites, museums and archives for an affordable Alberta adventure.

Industrial finds unearth palaeontological past

May 12, 2017

A new exhibit at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology welcomes Albertans to discover spectacular fossil finds from across the province.

WinSport funding to refurbish world-class facility

May 12, 2017

A $10-million investment in the upgrade and modernization of the WinSport sliding track at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary is helping develop athletes and world-class sporting facilities.

New High Prairie Health Complex improves patient care

May 12, 2017

Residents, patients and families from High Prairie and surrounding communities now have access to expanded health care services, including more acute care and continuing care beds, in a new health complex.

Stimulating growth in northwest central Alberta

May 12, 2017

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

Alberta ups fight against aquatic invasive species

May 12, 2017

The Alberta government is adding two new inspection stations and 30 new boat inspectors to aid in the ongoing fight against aquatic invasive species.

New online tools help Albertans tap into savings

May 11, 2017

New web-based tools will help Albertans save hundreds of dollars in their homes by fending off “vampire power” and other common household energy traps.

Increasing opportunities for adult literacy

May 11, 2017

Albertans will have greater access to literacy, learning skills and employment prospects thanks to funding from Budget 2017.

Employment training gets Albertans back to work

May 11, 2017

More than 1,000 Alberta job-seekers around the province will benefit from expanded employment training opportunities through the Integrated Training Program.

Orders in Council

May 10, 2017

Orders Approved – May 9, 2017