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Heroes Day

Posted on July 19, 2018

By Nicole Goehring for the Edmonton Sun, July 19, 2018 Last week I made an exciting announcement about a pilot project our government is leading to improve the lives of military families and veterans.…

Working to end sexual violence

Posted on May 28, 2018

By Shannon Phillips for the Lethbridge Herald May is Sexual Violence Awareness Month, and since awareness is ineffective without action, the Alberta government is taking concrete steps to end sexual…

Home builder licensing and the PACE program

Posted on May 28, 2018

By Shaye Anderson for the Leduc Representative I am so proud to represent this area as the MLA for Leduc-Beaumont, but I also have the honour of being the Minister of Municipal Affairs. I do a lot of…

Plenty of funding coming to Wetaskiwin-Camrose

Posted on March 29, 2017

By Bruce Hinkley, MLA Wetaskiwin-Camrose Congratulations to Valerie Aubey of Bawlf on her recent appointment to the provincial Marketing Council. As part of her duties on the Council, Valerie will be…

Provincial Budget Outlook

Posted on March 29, 2017

By Oneil Carlier, MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne. Our government is proud to support residents of Whitecourt-Ste. Anne and everyday Albertans by making their lives better. That’s the path and the goal set…

Spring session look ahead

Posted on March 10, 2017

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East. The focus of my column this month is "back in session." I will speak about the Throne Speech and an overview of the first week back in the chamber. I was…

Great ideas from Budget 2017 Sherwood Park consultations

Posted on February 24, 2017

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. I hope many of you were able to enjoy our unseasonably warm weather on Monday and take in one of the many Family Day activities our community had to offer. I…

Celebrating Alberta families

Posted on February 20, 2017

By Kim Schreiner, MLA Red Deer North. February 20 is Family Day, and family is the cornerstone of our great province. Families form flourishing communities and are the foundation of strength and resilience…

Investment in Alberta

Posted on February 14, 2017

By Barb Miller, MLA Red Deer South and Kim Schreiner, MLA Red Deer North As many of you know, the Government is working diligently on the 2017-18 budget. On Jan. 17th, Minister of Finance, Joe Ceci came…

Celebrating local diversity and MLA update

Posted on February 13, 2017

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park In this week’s column, I would like to take the opportunity to thank community members who initiated the writing of welcome messages on the fence of the construction…

Supporting tomorrow's leaders

Posted on February 3, 2017

By Estefania Cortes-Vargas, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park I have spent many years working with children-including some of the most vulnerable in the province. Supporting Alberta families is a main…

Employment, industry at the forefront

Posted on January 30, 2017

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. Alberta's population has increased by more than 20 per cent in the last eight years. As a result, the provincial constituency boundaries need to be reviewed…

Increased capital expected to boost economy

Posted on January 18, 2017

By Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose Good news for Albertans is our commitment of $34 billion for capital and infrastructure projects. This increased capital support will add and sustain about…

Sherwood Park MLA Update for January

Posted on January 16, 2017

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. Sherwood Park lost a dedicated community builder and supporter of public education when Tony Sykora, trustee for the Elk Island Catholic Schools board died on…

Moving towards a better economic future

Posted on January 13, 2017

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge East. Happy New Year to all my constituents! I’d like to start my first column of 2017 by addressing the "elephant" in the room, the carbon levy. Albertans want…

Celebrating Sherwood Park and the Holiday Spirit

Posted on December 23, 2016

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park This week saw the end of the fall session of the Legislative Assembly. I am looking forward to having more time to meet with residents in my constituency office…

Alberta Jobs Plan is Working

Posted on December 22, 2016

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West Alberta is open for business, and nowhere is this more evident than right here in Lethbridge! I was proud to be a part of the recent announcement that Cavendish…