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Fighting rural crime with real action

Posted on April 3, 2018

By Kathleen Ganley, MLA for Calgary Buffalo and Minister of Justice Over the past year, I have heard concerns from many rural Albertans about increases in crime intheir communities. Some areas in Alberta…

Budget building an economy that works for everyone

Posted on April 3, 2018

By Marg McCuaig-Boyd, MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley After the worst recession in a generation, Alberta‘s economy is recovering. We see the signs inGrande Prairie and the Peace region every day,…

Caribou plan suspension is good news for local economy

Posted on March 28, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Protecting Alberta‘s wildlife is important to our government, but supporting jobs for Alberta‘s workingpeople and families is our priority. These good-paying…

Rural crime hurts us all

Posted on March 26, 2018

By Eric Rosendahl, MLA for West Yellowhead Rural crime has had an impact on me and my family. My quads, trailer and some other equipment were stored inside a fenced compound on the edgeof town. A few…

New strategy focuses on more policing, less paperwork

Posted on March 22, 2018

By Jessica Littlewood, MLA for Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville Alberta families have the right to feel safe in their own homes and on their farms. In my work as your MLA I have heard firsthand accounts of…

Keeping our communities safe

Posted on March 21, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Rural crime is an issue I’ve heard about often in our region since I was elected. I’ve been working closely with Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley on…

Diversification means prosperity

Posted on March 14, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake After a challenging couple of years, our economy is growing once again - here in Lesser Slave Lake, and across Alberta - and our government wants to keep…

Recognizing Alberta's Francophonie

Posted on March 14, 2018

By Marg McCuaig-Boyd, MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-NotleyMy fellow constituents, MLA Marg McCuaig-Boyd, Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley On June 14, 2017, the Government of Alberta unveiled the province’s…

Alberta economy looking strong

Posted on March 9, 2018

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East This past month has been busy with events in the community and I am preparing for return to the Legislature. And with that on the go, Finance Minister Joe…

Making life better for working families in Alberta

Posted on February 28, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Our government believes that all Albertans deserve to be treated fairly when they go to work, and that working Albertans deserve fair and family-friendly…

Investing in Alberta and finding efficiencies

Posted on February 26, 2018

It has been a tough couple years in Alberta‘s economy, with the plummeting price of oil in 2015 leaving a lot of red ink on the government‘s books. When the NDP government took power in May of that…

Celebrating diversity in Alberta

Posted on February 23, 2018

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West February is always such a hopeful month. The days are getting longer, and whether or not the groundhog sees his shadow (this year he did not!) we know that…

Black Panther is a superhero for our times

Posted on February 15, 2018

By David Shepherd, MLA for Edmonton-Centre Other than the Star Wars sequels, few movies have galvanized the pre-release electricity being generated by Marvel’s Black Panther. But a better buzz-comparison…

New courthouse and important investment

Posted on February 14, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Families I hear from in Lesser Slave Lake want to know their government is taking action to keep their communities safe and healthy. That’s why our government…

Supporting Alberta's firefighters

Posted on February 9, 2018

By Shaye Anderson, MLA for Leduc-Beaumont I was recently mentioning that I was thankful for the warmer weather - clearly, that was a mistake! While I’m happy to spend a bit of time outside walking my…

Making life better for Albertans

Posted on January 26, 2018

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West Hello and happy new year to everyone! 2018 has barely started but our government is already busy working to make life better for Albertans. One way we are…

Climate Leadership Plan is working for Albertans

Posted on January 24, 2018

By Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake Many people in Lesser Slave Lake have been asking me about Alberta‘s Climate Leadership Plan, how it will protect our environment while supporting industry,…

Coal mine re-opening good news for Grande Cache

Posted on January 23, 2018

By Eric Rosendahl, MLA for West Yellowhead Grande Cache residents got a major piece of good news over the Christmas holidays, the coal mine has been sold and is expected to reopen sometime this year!…

Things are looking up in Alberta

Posted on January 19, 2018

By Estefania Cortes-Vargas, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park As the MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park, my priority is to be a strong voice in the government for the needs of rural and urban families in…

Making life better for central Alberta seniors

Posted on January 18, 2018

By Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing When seniors can remain in their community, safely and comfortably, everyone wins. That’s why we are making investments in programs and services that…

A plan to deal with dementia

Posted on January 12, 2018

Happy New Year! As the new year begins, I am preparing for our next session in the legislature, finalizing the recommendations for the Child Intervention Panel, and preparing a private member’s bill…