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Raising the Bar for Everyone

Posted on July 5, 2016

Written by Robyn Luff, MLA for Calgary-East. As a teacher in the public school system, I learned many things. I learned that every child can succeed, that every family wants what’s best for their kids,…

Workers Compensation Board review long overdue

Posted on June 29, 2016

Written by Oneil Carlier, MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne. First published in Mayerthorpe Freelancer on June 29, 2016. Thousands of people benefit from the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) every year and…

Alberta Jobs Plan something to be proud of

Posted on June 29, 2016

Written by Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser on June 29, 2016. Behind the celebrations, here are some actions we have accomplished during the last…

Spring session very productive

Posted on June 24, 2016

Written by Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West. First published in the Lethbridge Herald on June 24, 2016. The spring session of the Alberta Legislature ended earlier this month so I wanted to take…

Update from Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose

Posted on June 23, 2016

Written by Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in Camrose Canadian on June 23, 2016. Constituent recognition Our government would like to recognize several constituents for their…

National Aboriginal Day 2016

Posted on June 21, 2016

Today we celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people.

Bill 19 will ensure consistency

Posted on June 18, 2016

Written by Joe Ceci, MLA for Calgary-Fort. First published in Lethbridge Herald on June 18, 2016. After nearly four months of spring session, Alberta’s legislature rose last week after a very busy session.…

Province committed to leadership on climate change

Posted on June 15, 2016

Written by Cam Westhead, MLA for Banff-Cochrane. First published in the Cochrane Times on June 15, 2016. We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world in Banff-Cochrane. I know the citizens…

Carbon levy not just about carbon

Posted on June 10, 2016

Written by Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East. First published in The Lethbridge Herald on June 10, 2016. As I have said many times, we in Lethbridge are gifted with incredible groups of forward…

Reflecting on spring session

Posted on June 10, 2016

Written by Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. First published in Sherwood Park News on June 10, 2016. Like my colleagues, I am glad to see the spring session of the legislature end this week. We…

A healthy environment and a healthy economy

Posted on June 8, 2016

Written by Barb Miller, MLA for Red Deer-South. First published in Red Deer Express on June 8, 2016. Did you know that Alberta burns more coal than the rest of Canada combined? That was a shock to me…

Information on the Climate Leadership Plan

Posted on June 1, 2016

Written by Kim Schreiner, MLA for Red Deer-North. First published in Red Deer Express on June 1, 2016. On May 24th our government announced the implementation of our Climate Leadership Plan. As a resident…

Let's clear the air!

Posted on June 1, 2016

Written by Marie Renaud, MLA for St. Albert. First published in Albertaner on June 1, 2016 One of the things that always gets missed in the debate about a carbon levy is that it’s not just carbon. It’s…

Taking steps to tackle climate issues

Posted on May 27, 2016

Written by Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West. First published in the Lethbridge Herald on May 27, 2016. Climate Leadership Plan will help ensure cleaner air for AlbertansTuesday was an important…

Albertans have risen to occasion

Posted on May 13, 2016

Written by Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East. First published in Lethbridge Herald on May 13, 2016. Thanks to everyone who has stepped forward to help in dealing with Fort McMurray fire As we…

Coming together for Fort McMurray

Posted on May 9, 2016

Written by Estefania Cortes-Vargas, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park. First published in Sherwood Park News on May 9, 2016. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by the fires around the…

Province will not waver in commitment to fight wildfire

Posted on May 9, 2016

Written by Oneil Carlier, MLA for Whitecourt-St. Anne First published by The Calgary Herald on May 9, 2016 Heartbreaking images of the tragedy unfolding in Fort McMurray have brought Albertans together…

The Alberta Jobs Plan will encourage job creation

Posted on May 1, 2016

Written by Erin Babcock, MLA for Stony Plain In the morning when you get out of bed you make a choice. A choice to look ahead to the future and work hard to make that future better, or to give up and…