Category: General

  • KXL Construction: Statement from Premier Kenney

    KXL Construction: Statement from Premier Kenney

    Premier Jason Kenney issued this statement in response to further progress towards construction of the Keystone XL pipeline: “Today’s announcement that Nisku-based contractor Michels Canada will construct the Alberta portion of the Keystone XL pipeline confirms thousands of new jobs will begin to fuel the provincial economy within weeks. “After several months of bleak economic […]

  • Alberta Party: Shadow Budget 2019

    Alberta Party: Shadow Budget 2019

    The Alberta Party is proud to release its 5th consecutive and 1st volunteer-created Shadow Budget today.   This budget is a culmination of building on past budgets, costing new policy ideas, and showing the future of Alberta through the eyes of the Alberta Party. President of the Alberta Party, Conrad Guay, would like to thank the […]

  • Amber Alert Issued for 7 month old Jameson – Cancelled

    Amber Alert Issued for 7 month old Jameson – Cancelled

    AMBER Alert has now been cancelled. Jameson has been found safe and a suspect is in police custody. Alberta RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. Alberta RCMP has issued an AMBER Alert. At 9:45 AM this morning, 7 month old Jameson Sundby was abducted from his home in Fairview. Jameson Sundby […]

  • United Conservatives Fight Trudeau Carbon Tax in Court

    United Conservatives Fight Trudeau Carbon Tax in Court

    United Conservatives support Saskatchewan challenge, NDP missing in action Edmonton, AB – Alberta’s United Conservatives are appearing in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal today, intervening in support of the Government of Saskatchewan’s challenge to the Trudeau Liberal government’s federally imposed carbon tax. The Trudeau Liberal government is trying to push a carbon tax on provinces, hiking the […]

  • Dialysis and Deliveries Coming to High Prairie

    Dialysis and Deliveries Coming to High Prairie

    High Prairie-area families will have access to more health-care services closer to home, thanks to investments by the Alberta government. A new obstetrics program at the High Prairie Health Complex is giving families the option to have babies in their community for the first time since 2007. The province is also investing $5.2 million to […]

  • Around the House with Vicky Sanderson: Consumers Will Rediscover Low-Tech Solutions in 2019

    Around the House with Vicky Sanderson: Consumers Will Rediscover Low-Tech Solutions in 2019

    Home and lifestyle expert predicts simple, time-tested tools will challenge “smart” appliances and IOT in 2019 TORONTO/CNW/ – Home trends will see a return to tried and true household tools in 2019, as smart appliances, Internet of Things (IoT) and apps face competition from low-tech solutions, says home and lifestyle expert Vicky Sanderson. “Consumers have technology fatigue,” […]

  • Highlighting Volunteer Work with Seniors

    Highlighting Volunteer Work with Seniors

    Nominations are open for the 2019 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards. Across the province, many dedicated volunteers offer their time and talents to make a daily difference in the lives of seniors. Whether they’re helping with groceries, teaching computer skills or providing companionship, these Albertans and organizations work to create inclusion and community for seniors. The […]

  • How to Protect your Business from Wire Fraud

    How to Protect your Business from Wire Fraud

    You’re busy, trying to get things done as quickly and efficiently as possible. But when it comes to Wires, it’s better to be mindful and diligent than to be mislead by a fraudster. Wire fraud can happen to anyone, so it’s important to understand how it happens and how to mitigate the risk. How it […]

  • Meet the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council

    Meet the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council

    Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement to congratulate students selected for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council: “I am pleased to announce that selection for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council is now complete – and the list of all 33 council members is posted on the Alberta Education website. “Students in grades 7 through 12 […]

  • Why Marriage Still Matters

    Why Marriage Still Matters

    From health to wealth, from personal happiness to better outcomes for children, the benefits of traditional relationships are many By Andrea Mrozek and Peter Jon Mitchell Cardus Canadian supporters of marriage are speaking up – and not a moment too soon. In a recent Angus Reid Institute survey, about 56 per cent of Canadians said, […]

  • Encouraging Indigenous Business Growth

    Encouraging Indigenous Business Growth

    With funding from the Alberta government, the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation has built a new laundry service to support local industry.   With a large amount of oilfield activity in the region, the Nation saw an opportunity to grow their economy by constructing an eco-friendly commercial laundry facility. They applied for support from Alberta’s Aboriginal […]

  • Grants Available for Alberta Culture Days Events

    Grants Available for Alberta Culture Days Events

    Applications are now open for communities and organizations interested in hosting events for Alberta Culture Days this fall. “Alberta Culture Days is an opportunity for communities across the province to demonstrate and share their passion for art, music, history and culture with Albertans and visitors. I encourage every community and community organization to join in […]

  • Canada Gives Officer Farewell Gift: Ford World Women’s Curling Championship Gold Medal

    Canada Gives Officer Farewell Gift: Ford World Women’s Curling Championship Gold Medal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones and Team Canada won the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in 11 ends Sunday and it was a fitting almost-farewell gift to long-time second Jill Officer. When Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg’s final-rock pick attempt slid harmlessly past Canada’s shot rock, giving Jones, Officer, third Kaitlyn Lawes and lead Dawn […]

  • Alberta Celebrates Black History Month

    Alberta Celebrates Black History Month

    Black History Month: Statement from Premier Notley Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement: “Albertans of African and Caribbean descent have made, and continue to make, tremendous contributions to our province. Black History Month is an opportunity to learn about the role this community has played in Alberta’s history, including some of the first pioneers […]

  • Drunk or High – Don’t Drive!

    Drunk or High – Don’t Drive!

    Driving impaired – drunk or high – can cost your licence, your money, your health or someone’s life. Driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs carries serious consequences. The Traffic Injury Research Foundation determined that, in 2013, of Alberta drivers killed in collisions, more than one in four was over the legal limit for alcohol, […]