Alberta 2020
The University of Calgary has received $11.8 million in funding this year, supporting leading-edge research that will help establish Alberta as a national and international hub for quantum computing a...
Alberta 2020
The agreement under Section 11 of the federal Species at Risk Act with the Government of Canada for the conservation and recovery of woodland caribou in Alberta adds strong protection against the fede...
Alberta 2020
Alberta’s caribou populations have dramatically declined due to habitat changes and increased predation. The governments believe entering into a conservation agreement under Section 11 of the fe...
Alberta 2020
While the government will extend its regulatory authority to curtail oil production through December 2021, it will not set production limits due to 16 per cent of Alberta’s crude oil production ...
Alberta 2020
Latest updates In the last 24 hours, there were 427 new cases identified and 14,304 tests completed. The positivity rate was three per cent. Alberta labs have now performed 1,682,603 tests on 1,21...
Alberta 2020
Check against delivery. Thank you, Tom, and good afternoon everyone. Before I begin today, I want to address a number of questions that I have heard about testing for government officials. A priori...
Alberta 2020
“A properly managed forest protects wildlife habitat, supports tens of thousands of jobs and reduces the risk of disease and forest fires which threaten our communities. These common-sense chang...
Alberta 2020
Travellers returning to Canada continue to be legally required to quarantine for 14 days after entering the country. The new pilot announced Oct. 22 will explore the feasibility of using a rigorous te...
Alberta 2020
Albertans will be able to book passenger vehicle road tests directly with local registry agents or through a new online system starting Dec. 1 for tests to be conducted after Jan. 5, 2021. Registry ag...
Alberta 2020
Right now, the Police Act does not contain any recognition of First Nations policing services despite the fact First Nations have operated police services for more than two decades. The amendments wou...
Alberta 2020
Proposed changes to the Builders’ Lien Act are the first in almost 20 years and address long-standing concerns within the construction industry, including payment timelines, lien periods and adj...
Alberta 2020
Orders in Council Press Releases
HONOURABLE MR. COPPING 314/2020 LABOUR RELATIONS CODE (section 8) - Reappoints Paul Bokenfohr, Allan Brown, Clayton Davis, Jody L. Fraser, Crystal Norton, Daunine Rachert, Bry...
Alberta 2020
The independent board provides Albertans, conservation groups and industry the opportunity to appeal decisions made by Environment and Parks under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and ...
Alberta 2020
The University of Alberta is receiving almost $6.3 million, which will help fund leading-edge research in areas like artificial intelligence (AI), health science, seniors care, and uses of advanced la...
Alberta 2020
If passed, the bill will make changes to tax legislation that will solidify Alberta as one of the most competitive places in North America to do business. “As the economy recovers and the glob...
Alberta 2020
Check against delivery. Thank you, Tom, and good afternoon everyone.   Before I begin, I would like to take a moment to remind Albertans that influenza shots are now available. Thank you to th...
Alberta 2020
Latest updates In the last 24 hours, there were 323 new cases identified and 13,003 tests completed. The positivity rate was 2.51 per cent. Alberta labs have now performed 1,653,361 tests on 1,19...
Alberta 2020
If passed, Bill 36, the Geothermal Resource Development Act will: Outline rules and processes for industry. Establish the legislative authority for land use and liability management. Protect land...
Alberta 2020
“Despite months of delay, we are pleased the federal government has approved this key infrastructure project, which will create significant economic benefits and good jobs for Albertans, at a ti...
Alberta 2020
In late September, Government House Leader Jason Nixon asked Speaker Nathan Cooper to recall MLAs to the chamber a week earlier than initially planned in order to debate an ambitious suite of bills. ...
Alberta 2020
Minister Shandro and Dr. Hinshaw receive the flu shot. Flu shots are now available free of charge at pharmacies and doctors’ offices across the province. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is also ...
Alberta 2020
The Accelerate Fund provides money to Alberta’s early-stage tech startups and entrepreneurs, matching dollars already raised through angel investing, to assist with the operational and administr...
Alberta 2020
Supports to energy companies will include an exemption from property taxes for three years when drilling new wells and building new pipelines. The government will also eliminate the Well Drilling Equi...
Alberta 2020
The University of Alberta will receive a $3.7-million grant to assist in the transition of critical agriculture research programs and researchers. These researchers and programs now reside with the U...
Alberta 2020
“Alberta’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy, employing more than 530,000 Albertans. Small businesses in Alberta also contribute more to our economy than small businesses an...