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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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
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
The Alberta government will be announcing a new plan to deal with the province’s opioid crisis.
The Alberta government is delaying the spring legislative session until March.
The spring session is supposed to begin the second week of February, according to… 196 more words
The Injury Prevention Centre is providing suggestions to reduce the number of Albertans getting injured.
According to the organization, Alberta is spending an estimated $4 billion per year treating injuries, which amounts to $1,083 for every Albertan and is 30 per cent higher than the national average. 285 more words
A health coalition has given the Alberta government a “C-” in a new report card for its effort to reduce tobacco use.
The province received top marks for banning flavoured tobacco and pursuing legal action against Big Tobacco, but underperformed on issues like tobacco affordability, restricting youth access and providing uniform protection from second-hand smoke, the coalition said. 348 more words