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Bioenergy gets a boost with government grant

Posted on February 15, 2017

 By Marg McCuaig-Boyd, MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley and Minister of Energy. With your Alberta Government being focused on setting up Alberta for a greener, future focused energy supply, I wanted…

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…

Energy efficiency programs will save Albertans money

Posted on February 13, 2017

By Eric Rosendahl, MLA for West Yellowhead. It’s been one month since the carbon levy came into effect in this province. Over a million Albertans have received their carbon rebate-including thousands…

Protecting Castle parks important for future generations

Posted on February 1, 2017

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge West and Minister of Environment & Parks It’s a majestic natural wonder, sacred to Indigenous peoples, home to more than 200 rare or at-risk species and a destination…

It's not all "doom and gloom" for Alberta

Posted on February 1, 2017

By Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose Alberta led the country in private sector capital investments in 2016. Alberta will lead the country in economic growth in 2017 and 2018, according to TD Bank.…

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…

Budget Consultations

Posted on January 20, 2017

By: Kim Schreiner, MLA, Red Deer-North and Barb Miller, MLA Red Deer-South As our economic outlook is improving, the task of crunching numbers for a new 2017 Alberta budget requires the open dialogue…

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…

Don't believe the fear-mongering about the carbon levy

Posted on January 3, 2017

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West and Minister of Environment and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office. Albertans often ask me how the Climate Leadership Plan will affect…

MLA Bob Wanner Year Ahead

Posted on December 23, 2016

By Bob Wanner, MLA for Medicine Hat There is no denying the past two years has posed significant challenges to a number of Alberta and Medicine Hat families. I’m extremely hopeful - and I believe for…

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…

Climate Leadership Plan is Justified

Posted on December 9, 2016

By Estefania Cortes-Vargas, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park Since our government announced it just over a year ago, we have been confident that the Climate Leadership Plan would help Alberta gain greater…

Lethbridge MLA Fitzpatrick Update

Posted on December 9, 2016

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East. In this column, I would like to do several things: acknowledge three significant December dates; give you an update on the government business over the past…

Power price cap will protect Albertans

Posted on December 5, 2016

By Eric Rosendahl, MLA for West Yellowhead. I’ve been getting a lot of phone calls at my constituency office about the recently announced price cap on electricity. People know our government is taking…

All Albertans deserve to be free from harassment

Posted on November 16, 2016

By Craig Coolahan, MLA for Calgary-Klein. If you felt you were being bullied or harassed at your workplace, do you know if your employer has appropriate policies in place to ensure your safety and wellbeing?…

Busy time in the Legislature

Posted on November 14, 2016

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East It has now been a week since the beginning of the fall session, and a great deal of work has already been done. There are several new bills being debated…