Alberta

Alberta government to fund additional micro-credential programs; Opposition says program is tiny fraction of  $690 million worth of cuts UCP imposed on post-secondary schools

News ReleaseMore opportunities to develop job-ready skills Alberta’s government is funding additional micro-credential programs to help Albertans develop the skills they need to build new careers and secure the province’s future. Rapid growth has created various skilled labour shortages and Albertans need access to skills training to meet the needs of an ever-changing economy. Micro-credentials … Continue reading

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UCP Caucus demands that Notley must apologize for calling on Justin Trudeau to interfere with Alberta legislation

NEWS RELEASE: Notley must apologize for calling on Justin Trudeau to interfere with Alberta legislation (EDMONTON, AB) December 1, 2022: Alberta’s United Conservative caucus is demanding NDP leader Rachel Notley apologize for calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to unilaterally quash the Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act, should it pass the Legislature. Notley was asked Wednesday … Continue reading

Alberta

Premier condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine, apologizes for past comments; Alberta NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman issues statement in response to Danielle Smith’s apology

Press Statement Premier condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine; apologizes for past comments The Premier of Alberta issues the following statement: “I categorically condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the indescribable suffering Russia has and still is inflicting upon the Ukrainian people. “Prior to re-entering politics earlier this year, I made some ill-informed comments on … Continue reading

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens
Alberta

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens News Release Starting this fall, updated curriculum will move forward into classrooms to better prepare students for future success. Based on … Continue reading

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities

News Release Alberta takes steps to safely return to normal Provincewide public health measures will be gradually lifted as the fifth wave of COVID-19 subsides and pressure on the health-care system eases. Alberta will begin a careful and prudent plan to phase out public health measures, starting Feb. 8. The three-step approach will begin with … Continue reading

Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed
Alberta / covid 19

Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed

News ReleaseWinter break extended for K-12 students To support a successful return to school and provide additional planning time, the kindergarten to Grade 12 winter break will be extended provincewide to January 10. The extended break will give school authorities time to gather additional data to assess staffing implications and the potential operational impacts of … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP MUST STOP RURAL EMERGENCY ROOM CLOSURES, ENSURE CRITICAL CARE AVAILABLE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

News Release   UCP MUST STOP RURAL EMERGENCY ROOM CLOSURES, ENSURE CRITICAL CARE AVAILABLE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON   EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP must ensure critical care is available in rural communities over the holiday break, as Fort Vermillion’s emergency room closes.    As of Tuesday night, Albertans in Fort Vermillion will not … Continue reading