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Teck Frontier Project

On Sunday February 23, Teck Resources Ltd announced it would be withdrawing its application for the Teck Frontier Project. The announcement was unfortunate news for Albertans and unfortunate news for all Canadians. This project was set to create thousands of jobs and 70 billion dollars in revenue. The CEO of Teck Resources Ltd. addressed the…

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Take the Trucking and Bus Rules Survey

Do you have ideas on how to improve the rules for trucking and bus service companies? Make sure to complete the online survey by March 18th! As part of its review, government will also work directly with commercial trucking, bus and service companies to ensure the rules focus on safety while reducing red tape. The…

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Have Your Say on Auto Insurance

Do you have ideas on how to make auto insurance in Alberta better? Let the provincial government know your thoughts until March 6th by taking this online survey. A three-member advisory committee has been appointed to lead the review into auto insurance costs. The following principles will guide the committee’s work: Fair, accessible and affordable…

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Provincial Government to Review Continuing Care Legislation

Current continuing care legislation dates back to 1985 and includes six acts, six regulations and three standards. Currently, each stream of continuing care in Alberta – home care, supportive living and long-term care – is governed by its own legislation. In the coming months, Albertans and key stakeholders – including home care providers, facility operators…

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Relief for Grain Farmers

A new grant program is now available to help grain farmers upgrade their grain handling systems.  The Efficient Grain Dryer Program is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and will help cover costs for eligible grain dryer improvements. Applicants will be able to choose equipment that makes sense for the size and volume of their…

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Information on Novel Coronavirus

About coronavirus Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. Others cause illness in animals. Novel coronaviruses are new strains of the virus that have not been previously identified in humans. However, this strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) does not appear to be…

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Review on Alberta Health Services Released

Ernst & Young LLP released their Alberta Health Services performance review. The recommendations address four key areas: people, clinical services, non-clinical services and governance. The report indentifies a range of long-term savings initiatives with the potential to save between $1.5 billion and $1.9 billion annually. Read the summary report and full report.

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Feedback Needed on Local Election Rules

The provincial government has opened consultation on the rules that govern municipal and school board elections to help meet the needs and expectations of Albertans. The government wants to hear from voters, elected officials, community advocacy groups and campaign volunteers on how rules can be improved to enhance transparency and participation in local elections. Take…

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Nominations Open for Alberta Community Justice Awards

Nominations Open for Alberta Community Justice Awards Albertans are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups who have improved safety in their communities. The Alberta Community Justice Awards acknowledge the people and organizations involved with crime prevention and community safety initiatives. This includes youth justice, restorative justice and other community-based justice efforts that improve safety and…

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Grow Your Business Through the Alberta Export Expansion Program

Grow Your Business Through the Alberta Export Expansion Program The Alberta Export Expansion Program (AEEP) helps Alberta small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), municipalities, Indigenous communities, industry associations, and economic development organizations that are promoting Alberta exports through international business travel or bringing international buyers to Alberta. Find out more here: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-export-expansion-program.aspx. For more business resources…

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