Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2013
Last Build Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:01:12 -0600Copyright: Copyright 2013 Government of Alberta
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:30:00 -0600Health Minister Fred Horne released the following statement today regarding the final report of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -0600Eastbound Memorial Drive over Deerfoot Trail will be detoured overnight on Friday while a new concrete deck is installed to improve the bridge.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600Premier Alison Redford issued the following statement today:
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:30:00 -0600Facts about life in Alberta are now available online through the newly updated 2013 Alberta Official Statistics.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -0600On Sunday, August 25, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and its Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society invite visitors to celebrate traditional and contemporary Ukrainian-Canadian music in a live concert at Music Fest 2013.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:30:00 -0600Partial lane closures the night of August 22 will allow crews to safely install a new overhead sign structure on near Highway 22X.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:00:00 -0600Thousands of kindergarten to grade12 students across Alberta will benefit from school modernization projects that ensure they continue to receive a world-class education in safe, healthy, student-friendly facilities.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600September 16 is the deadline for nominations for the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards and Albertans still have time to submit the names of outstanding volunteers in their community.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:30:00 -0600On Sunday, August 25, from noon to 5 p.m., Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site hosts the annual Harvest Fair and Penny Carnival.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0600Team Alberta represented the province with pride and success at the recent 2013 Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Alberta finished in the top four of provinces with a count of 118 medals.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:30:00 -0600The Alberta government is seeking public input to help ensure the province has the strongest possible rules governing carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:30:00 -0600Owners of historic resources impacted by 2013 flooding will have more time to submit applications for the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation (AHRF) heritage grants program.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:15:00 -0600The Law Enforcement Review Board has scheduled the following hearing which will be conducted at the Lethbridge Courthouse, Court of Queen’s Bench, 320 - 4 Street, South. The Board will hear final arguments from the parties in relation to the following matter.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 11:30:00 -0600In response to input from Albertans, the Redford government has adjusted recent policies on land titles and minimum individual flood mitigation measures.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:00:00 -0600On Saturday, August 17, crews from the Calgary Fire Department and the Government of Alberta will install a safety boom upstream of the Harvie Passage - a section of the Bow River’s Calgary Weir commonly used for recreation.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -0600A super-wide load will move from Lloydminster to Fort McMurray over five nights, starting August 20.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:30:00 -0600Travellers on Highway 1 between Kananaskis Country and the Banff Park East Gates will soon enjoy a smoother ride as re-paving begins.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0600The new, permanent ramp for northbound Deerfoot Trail SE to eastbound Stoney Trail/Highway 22X is set to open Sunday, August 18.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:00:00 -0600Alberta’s eight Metis Settlements kick off their 75th anniversary celebrations at Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement today. Premier Alison Redford, Minister of Aboriginal Relations Robin Campbell, and Associate Minister of Persons with Disabilities Frank Oberle will all participate in the event this weekend as a part of the Building Alberta Tour.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:00:00 -0600On Sunday, August 18, from noon to 4 p.m., Father Lacombe Chapel presents Mission Hill Day where costumed interpreters will offer guided tours of the site, including visits to the chapel, crypt, grotto and cemetery.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0600Travellers will have a new northbound Deerfoot Trail lane when paving work is completed as Southeast Stoney Trail gets closer to opening.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:30:00 -0600With warm weather and high humidity forecast this week, Albertans heading outdoors are being urged to protect themselves and look out for others who may be feeling the effects of heat.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:00:00 -0600The Provincial Archives of Alberta has once again partnered with a local playwright and producers to bring a true Alberta story to the stage at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:00:00 -0600Health Minister Fred Horne today released this statement on the recovery of health authority executive expenses:
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:00:00 -0600August 13, 2013
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0600On Sunday, August 18, Victoria Settlement Provincial Historic Site invites the whole family to join a celebration of a food central to the lifestyle of western Canadian settlers: the potato.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:00:00 -0600Northwest (NW) Stoney Trail is a key route for motorists, so vital work is now underway between Crowchild Trail and Deerfoot Trail / Highway 2 North to increase lane capacity.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -0600Prepare for a new school year with the Alberta Government’s 2013 Back to School toolkit, full of helpful tips and information. If you are a student, parent, teacher or administrator, check out: www.education.alberta.ca/backtoschool to explore all it has to offer.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 11:00:00 -0600A Disaster Recovery Center will open in High River on August 12 and remain available in the community as long as needed. It will serve as an ongoing location where people impacted by floods can apply for disaster recovery funding and have their questions answered.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:00:00 -0600Highway 63 motorists will have safer access to AOSTRA Road as Suncor’s West Service Road opens August 10.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:15:00 -0600Alberta is providing dedicated funding to help restore damaged lands in flood-affected communities.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has concluded its investigation into a Calgary Police Service (CPS) fatal, officer-involved shooting.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0600Fort McMurray’s Hospital Street bridge repairs are beginning to fix damage caused by a New Year’s Eve collision.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 09:45:00 -0600Calgary drivers will be dealing with less traffic congestion on Highway 22X over Macleod Trail SE and the rail line thanks to innovative, interim work that will add one more lane in each direction.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:15:00 -0600Up to 60 families impacted by the southern Alberta floods have begun to move into the temporary neighbourhood of Saddlebrook, as part of the planned expansion of the neighbourhood. The 205 adults and children in these families bring the total to more than 400 people that have now moved into Saddlebrook. The neighbourhood will reach capacity of 1,200 residents when complete.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:15:00 -0600Work on the Highway 63 drainage system at the Athabasca River bridge will improve the underground flow of storm waters.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 08:30:00 -0600Motorists travelling the Highway 15 bridge over the North Saskatchewan River may see specialized equipment testing the structure’s concrete.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:45:00 -0600The High River General Hospital Emergency Department will re-open August 8 at 8 a.m. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in conjunction with acute care beds at the hospital, following its temporary closure due to the flood.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0600With construction underway on massive twin bridges over the North Saskatchewan River, a critical link of the Anthony Henday is starting to take shape.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:15:00 -0600
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:30:00 -0600Raymond Bodnarek, Q.C., has been appointed to Edmonton’s Criminal Court, effective August 6.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:30:00 -0600New on and off ramps for Medicine Hat’s TransCanada Highway/Dunmore Road interchange are now open, allowing bridge construction to begin.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:30:00 -0600Maureen Kubinec, MLA for Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, will represent Alberta at the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) in Madison, Wisconsin, August 9-13.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0600On Sunday, August 11, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village invites visitors to celebrate the pioneer spirit of 1893 and more than 120 years of Alberta’s vibrant Ukrainian community.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0600The new Stoney Trail/Highway 22X bridge at Sun Valley/Chaparral Boulevards will have a fresh finish after painting and concrete work is done.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600High River residents affected by the June floods will have another opportunity to learn more about help available to them at an information expo on Wednesday, August 7.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600Motorists can look forward to two revitalized bridges between Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan, carrying Highway 21 motorists over a CN line.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:00:00 -0600Nominations are now open for the Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Awards, which recognize Albertans who create communities that are inclusive of people with disabilities.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 16:00:00 -0600Smoother driving is in the future for Central Alberta motorists as several road and bridge chip seal projects get underway.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:30:00 -0600The Government of Alberta invites industry leaders to submit proposals for the development and construction of a film studio facility in the Calgary region.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:00:00 -0600More of Kananaskis Country is now open heading into the August long weekend.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:30:00 -0600Work has begun on clearing the Highwood River of excess gravel, sediment and debris to increase the river's flow and thus help protect High River from future flooding.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0600Alberta’s enforcement officers will be out in force this August long weekend to help ensure families, friends and visitors get to their destination and back safely, and enjoy their time at lakes, parks, and campsites.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:30:00 -0600On Wednesday, August 7, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump will host a flight of some uniquely artistic kites. The Flying Buffalo Project features kites made of canvases painted by some of the most beloved and talented First Nations artists in Canada and the United States.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:30:00 -0600A new bridge carrying 17 Avenue SE over Stoney Trail will be partially open August 2, marking more progress on Calgary’s ring road.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:45:00 -0600Twenty-two dynamic Albertans have been appointed to a renewed Premier’s Council on Culture in an effort to make Alberta’s cultural sector one of the best in the world.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0600The new 52 St. SE overpass over Stoney Trail/Highway 22X opens to traffic Saturday, August 4 as part of Calgary’s southeast ring road construction.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 06:00:00 -0600Premier Alison Redford issued the following statement in response to today's announcement that TransCanada is proceeding with the Energy East Pipeline Project to Quebec and New Brunswick.