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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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Alberta spring legislative session pushed back to March

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

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Injury prevention not a priority for Alberta government: organization

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

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Health coalition says Alberta government needs to do more to reduce tobacco use

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

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