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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Province taking action on bovine tuberculosis

Posted on November 22, 2016

By Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West and Minister of Environment & Parks. With the recently discovered case of bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) linked to a ranch in the Suffield area, landowners and…

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…

Improving farming efficiency

Posted on November 9, 2016

By Oneil Carlier, MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne. Like all sectors of the economy, agriculture has a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and a vested interest in reducing the impacts of climate…

Further help for the agricultural sector

Posted on November 8, 2016

By Eric Rosendahl, MLA for West Yellowhead I’ve talked with a lot of people since the Climate Leadership Plan was introduced. I know that you’re concerned about the effect the carbon levy will have…

Update from the MLA

Posted on September 1, 2016

By Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in the Camrose Canadian Sept. 1, 2016 Congratulations to the Earl Runte family, which has been awarded an Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award…

Our Climate Leadership Plan

Posted on July 27, 2016

Written by Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake. First published in Slave Lake Lakeside Leader on July 27, 2016. Lesser Slave Lake is home to some of the strongest and most resilient people in…

A healthier economy and province

Posted on July 20, 2016

Written by MLA Bruce Hinkley, Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in the Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser on July 20, 2016. Our Government is committed to restoring a healthier economy without compromising…

MLA Marg McCuaig-Boyd recaps a year in the legislature

Posted on July 6, 2016

Written by Marg McCuaig-Boyd, MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley. First published in Fairview Post on July 6, 2016. Now that the Assembly stands adjourned for the summer it is time to update the good…

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…

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…