News releases

Supporting innovation-focused Alberta business

Sep 19, 2017

A Calgary start up is revolutionizing pipeline safety and expects to double its workforce over the next three years with support from the Alberta Small Business Innovation and Research Initiative (ASBIRI) at Alberta Innovates.

Municipal cooperation: Have your say

Sep 18, 2017

Albertans living in and around Calgary and Edmonton are invited to provide final feedback on regulations for growth management boards. 

Alberta supports growth in agri-food sector

Sep 18, 2017

The provincial and federal governments are supporting the largest ever private investment in Lethbridge’s history.

Showcasing Alberta’s climate leadership in NYC

Sep 18, 2017

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips will join global leaders in New York to discuss the role of local governments in addressing climate change.

Post-secondary board chairs appointed

Sep 18, 2017

Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt welcomes board chairs to Mount Royal University and Bow Valley College.

Province addresses fish seizure at Metis camp

Sep 16, 2017

Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan has personally apologized to Metis Local 193 President Shirley Tremblay and Vice-President Ernie Desjarlais about an incident at the Conklin Metis Cultural Camp. 

Licensed child care for families on Kapawe’no First Nation

Sep 15, 2017

Minister of Children’s Services Danielle Larivee joined Kapawe’no First Nation Chief Frank Halcrow to celebrate the grand opening of the first provincially licensed on-reserve child care centre.

Strong investor interest in renewables program

Sep 15, 2017

Alberta moves one step closer to its target of 30 per cent renewable energy by 2030 as round one of the Renewable Electricity Program enters the request for proposals stage. 

Orders in Council

Sep 15, 2017

Orders Approved – September 14, 2017

Alberta invests in Edmonton LRT

Sep 15, 2017

The Government of Alberta is providing an additional $176-million grant to the City of Edmonton for construction of the southeast leg of the Valley Line LRT.

Update 7: Southwestern Alberta fire situation (Sept 14, 5 pm)

Sep 14, 2017

Mandatory evacuation orders are no longer in effect for Cardston County and portions of the M.D. of Pincher Creek. 

Environmental fines for Calgary pest-control firm

Sep 14, 2017

Orkin Canada Corporation has been fined $150,000 for violating provincial and federal laws following the 2015 fumigation of a Calgary business. 

Alberta-N.W.T. MOU focuses on collaboration

Sep 14, 2017

Alberta and the Northwest Territories have strengthened their commitment to work together for the benefit of the citizens of the two jurisdictions.

Supporting Portage College students’ mental health

Sep 14, 2017

New funding means students at Portage College will have better access to the mental health supports they need to promote their well-being and success.

Lakeland College gets major mental health funding

Sep 14, 2017

For the first time, Lakeland College is receiving significant provincial funding to support mental health and addictions resources and tools.

Oil sands project ramps up near Fort McMurray

Sep 13, 2017

A $2-billion oil sands expansion project swings into high gear this week.

Alberta marks UN Indigenous rights anniversary

Sep 13, 2017

Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan issued the following statement celebrating the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:

Students learn ABCs of traffic safety

Sep 13, 2017

Traffic Safety Day helps children learn how to travel to school and return home safely every day.

Making a difference for Keyano College students

Sep 12, 2017

New funding for mental health initiatives at Keyano College will support student access to quality mental health programs and care.

Diversifying economies in coal communities

Sep 11, 2017

Alberta’s coal communities have access to new funding for locally led projects that support regional economic development.

New mental health funding for Edmonton students

Sep 11, 2017

A boost in mental health funding will support Edmonton post-secondary students’ success by furthering access to quality mental health programs and care.

Preventing FASD in Alberta

Sep 09, 2017

To mark Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, the government is urging all Albertans to play a role in preventing FASD.

Improving life for Northern Lakes College students

Sep 08, 2017

A government funding boost will help ensure Northern Lakes College students have access to quality mental health programs and care.

Governments of Canada, Alberta invest in transit

Sep 08, 2017

The governments of Canada and Alberta recognize that investing in public transit infrastructure is crucial to economic growth, reducing air pollution and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to public services and job opportunities.

Mental health funding boost for Calgary students

Sep 08, 2017

New funding for post-secondary student mental health will mean better access to important supports that promote emotional well-being.