News releases

Orders in Council

Jul 25, 2017

Orders Approved – July 25, 2017

Exceptional students receive Golden Jubilee Medal

Jul 25, 2017

Youth leaders across Alberta received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in a ceremony hosted by the lieutenant-governor in Edmonton.

Central Alberta food processors expand and grow

Jul 25, 2017

Tiras Dairies is one of five central Alberta food processors growing their businesses with the help of government investment. 

Farm families honoured in Camrose

Jul 25, 2017

Alberta families who have farmed the same land for 100 years or more are being recognized with Century Farm and Ranch awards.

Investing in Indigenous language revitalization

Jul 25, 2017

Kindergarten to Grade 12 students will have greater access to Indigenous language learning and teaching in their communities, thanks to support from the Alberta government. 

Province reveals Culture Days celebration sites

Jul 25, 2017

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Alberta Culture Days, the province’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. 

Help review draft municipal regulations

Jul 24, 2017

A new group of draft regulations has been posted for public review and comment as part of the ongoing update of the Municipal Government Act. 

More reproductive choices for Alberta women

Jul 24, 2017

A medical abortion drug, Mifegymiso, is now available to all women in the province at no cost to them. Alberta is the second province in Canada to introduce universal coverage for Mifegymiso. 

Alberta strengthens ties with Pacific Northwest

Jul 21, 2017

Robyn Luff, MLA Calgary-East, and Graham Sucha, MLA Calgary-Shaw, will represent Alberta at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit in Portland Ore., July 23 – 27.

Have your say on new condominium rules

Jul 20, 2017

Albertans are invited to attend one of five open-house events to provide feedback on condo governance issues.

A proud welcome to Edmonton’s K-Days

Jul 20, 2017

Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement to mark this year’s K-Days festival:

Still time to have your say on cannabis legalization

Jul 20, 2017

Albertans have until July 31 to complete an online survey on how the province should approach cannabis legalization.

Premiers Highlight Key Justice and Social Issues

Jul 19, 2017

Premiers concluded their meeting in Edmonton by looking at ways to advance shared objectives on critically important justice and social issues.

Premiers Continue to Focus on Jobs and Economic Growth

Jul 19, 2017

Premiers continued to explore opportunities to strengthen economic growth in Canada and support good paying jobs for Canadians.

Fire ban issued for southern Alberta

Jul 19, 2017

Effective noon today, a fire ban will be implemented in portions of southern Alberta. 

Premiers Collaborate to Strengthen Canada – U.S. Relations

Jul 18, 2017

Premiers remain focused on the benefits of trade, commerce and investment tied to Canada’s highly important relationship with the United States.

Government responds to OCYA reports

Jul 18, 2017

Minister Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement, on behalf of Children’s Services Minister Danielle Larivee, in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Investigative Reviews released today:

Premiers support B.C. wildfire efforts

Jul 17, 2017

Premier Rachel Notley and her counterparts from across Canada, who are meeting in Edmonton, have issued the following statement in support of British Columbia’s efforts to manage wildfires: 

Update 2: Air quality a concern due to B.C. wildfires

Jul 17, 2017

The Government of Alberta is cautioning people that air quality across the province could be affected by the wildfires in British Columbia this week.

New support for innovators and entrepreneurs

Jul 17, 2017

Edmonton area innovators and entrepreneurs will have more help to get their ideas for new products and services to market.

Restorative justice: Investing in rehabilitation

Jul 17, 2017

The Government of Alberta is supporting restorative justice initiatives in communities across the province with $360,000 in grants.

Government celebrates collector cars in Alberta

Jul 14, 2017

The Government of Alberta has declared July 14, 2017, as Collector Car Appreciation Day to recognize the important contributions the automobile has made to the province.

Alberta families invited to Parks Day festivities

Jul 14, 2017

More than 30 Alberta provincial parks and recreation areas will celebrate Parks Day on Saturday with free family-friendly activities, events and performances. 

Investing in healthy and vibrant communities

Jul 14, 2017

Provincial community grants supported more than 1,200 non-profit projects across Alberta in 2016-17.   

Low river flows prompt advisory for Alberta anglers

Jul 14, 2017

Anglers are requested to voluntarily restrict angling activities to early mornings because of significantly low river flows and higher-than-normal water temperatures so fish experience less stress.