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Alberta government announces more than $5.6M in funding for affordable housing planning

The Alberta government announced planning funds Wednesday for 14 affordable housing projects throughout the province. The announcement totals just over $5.6 million.

The NPD said it plans to build or renew more than 6,000 affordable housing units over the next five years. 312 more words

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Edmonton's Winspear searching for $13M from Alberta government to expand

Edmonton’s Winspear Centre is looking to the provincial government to help fund a $53-million dollar project for training, education and programming spaces.

Instead of calling it an expansion project, the Winspear says this is a completion project that would add an education wing on the back where a parking lot currently sits, as well as a small hall that would seat 500 to 600 people. 389 more words

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Alberta releases info on how consumers can get free energy efficient products

Alberta has rolled out some details on how consumers can get free energy efficient products such as LED light bulbs.

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says people need to register online for the program. 263 more words

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley expecting to meet with Trump officials

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she expects to meet face to face Wednesday with members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s government as she continues a visit to Washington, D.C. 558 more words

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Premier Notley meets with Alberta business leaders to discuss U.S. trade relationship

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she will visit Washington, D.C. from Feb. 26 to March 1 to make the case for the importance of cross-border trade. 231 more words

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Alberta child intervention panel holds 2nd meeting

A non-partisan panel tasked with finding ways to improve the province’s review process when a child dies in government care is holding its second meeting Thursday. 212 more words

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Increasing Alberta children's activity a priority for Edmonton MLA

An Edmonton MLA is continuing to focus on getting Alberta children more active.

Edmonton-Centre MLA David Shepherd walked to Belgravia School Wednesday morning with a group of students as part of his initiative to encourage children to get more exercise. 343 more words

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