Alberta

Popular tourism startup seminar returns

News Release Popular tourism startup seminar returns   Back by popular demand, a free seminar is coming to more Alberta communities to help entrepreneurs interested in starting a tourism business, expanding opportunities and attracting more tourists. TESS provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to create, expand and refresh tourism offerings across the province. The one-day Tourism … Continue reading

Alberta

Deficit down, jobs up in 2017

News Release Deficit down, jobs up in 2017 Alberta’s economy continued to grow over the last year as jobs returned to the province and government steadily brought down the deficit. Leading the country, the Alberta economy grew by 4.9 per cent in 2017-18 following one of the deepest and longest recessions to hit the province … Continue reading

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Recognize Albertans working to prevent violence

News Release Recognize Albertans working to prevent violence   Albertans can nominate outstanding citizens for recognition in the sixth annual Inspiration Awards. The awards honour Albertans who are making a difference in their communities in the prevention of family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying. Their work also advances healthy relationships for all Albertans. … Continue reading

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Bill to make Alberta workplaces healthier

News Release Bill to make Alberta workplaces healthier   The proposed Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act would help reduce workplace illnesses by giving Albertans unpaid, job-protected sick days. Job-protected, unpaid sick days help prevent ill workers from spreading infections to others If passed, the bill would allow Alberta workers up to five days of job … Continue reading

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Employment training gets Albertans back to work

News Release Employment training gets Albertans back to work More than 1,000 Alberta job-seekers around the province will benefit from expanded employment training opportunities through the Integrated Training Program. Motive Action student Ellis Wildman, 25, shows Minister Gray an alternator he’s working on in the Calgary shop. The Alberta government is investing $10 million over … Continue reading

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New volunteer screening program improves safety

News Release New volunteer screening program improves safety   Alberta non-profits now have access to new tools to help strengthen the safety and security of the most vulnerable Albertans. Volunteer paints with children Developed with the input of non-profit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies, Alberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program will assist … Continue reading