Alberta

Auto insurance reform seeks public input

News Release Auto insurance reform seeks public input Albertans can help identify improvements to Alberta’s automobile insurance system through an online survey available until March 6.  A government review launched in fall 2019, seeks to address pressing issues such as escalating costs and to develop solutions that will ensure affordable, accessible and sustainable auto insurance … Continue reading

Alberta / ottawa

Creating more housing and care spaces for seniors

News Release Creating more housing and care spaces for seniors The governments of Alberta and Canada are developing new affordable seniors housing for Albertans in Oyen, Spirit River and Manning. The governments will provide a $37-million capital investment to build 173 new seniors lodge and continuing care spaces. These projects will create about 267 jobs. The lodge … Continue reading

Alberta

Migrante Canada organizes `Sagip Migrante' for Taal volcano eruption victims

NEWS RELEASE Assistance to the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption On January 12, Taal volcano, one of the most active volcanos in the Philippines, erupted evacuating 24,000 people who were immediately affected, from the volcanic island. Close to 500,000 inhabitants within a 17km perimeter were also asked to evacuate. “Sagip Migrante” Migrante’s Calamity support project that … Continue reading

Alberta gov't issues advisory on working under extreme temperatures
Alberta

Alberta gov't issues advisory on working under extreme temperatures

NEWS ADVISORY Overview Understanding the health risks of working under extreme temperatures can help employers protect their employees. While this information is most suitable for outside working workers, it can also help workers working in indoor (hot) or cold environments. For more information, see the Publications for Safe Work in the Summer and Winter . Working in the Wings … Continue reading

Alberta Securities Commission warns investors of top investment risks for 2020
Alberta

Alberta Securities Commission warns investors of top investment risks for 2020

News ReleaseAlberta Securities Commission warns investors of top investment risks for 2020 CALGARY –– A new year brings new investment opportunities, and investing is a great way for Albertans to achieve their financial and retirement goals. Some investments, however, are too good to be true – and the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is warning of … Continue reading

Mayor Iveson heartbroken to hear death of Edmontonians in plane crash near Tehran; Premier Kenney extends deepest sympathies
Alberta / Edmonton

Mayor Iveson heartbroken to hear death of Edmontonians in plane crash near Tehran; Premier Kenney extends deepest sympathies

Statement by Mayor Don Iveson on the plane crash in Iran Mayor Don Iveson issued the following statement on the plane crash in Iran: “I was heartbroken to hear this morning of the devastating news that many Canadians, including Edmontonians, have died in a fatal plane crash near Tehran, Iran. While no words can erase … Continue reading