If passed, Bill 203 would repeal the Daylight Saving Time Act and require Alberta Standard Time would be in place year round. In short, Alberta would remain on Mountain Daylight Time throughout the year.
The Government of Alberta is investing an additional $75 million to benefit students and teachers during the 2017-18 school year.
Minister David Eggen announced the Classroom Improvement Fund (CIF) Tuesday morning, but the CIF was part of the central agreement reached between the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Teachers Employer Bargaining Association in May.
For the third year in a row, Olivia is the number one name given to babies in Alberta.
The top five girls names in 2016 were Olivia (292), Emma (249), Sophia (215), Ava (207), and Emily (187). For boys Liam (277), Benjamin (252), Lucas (247), Oliver (230), and Noah (228) marked the top five names.
RCMP are reminding motorists that warmer temperatures increase the mix of vehicles on provincial roads.
Police continue to be concerned with the number of commercial and passenger vehicles collisions with 38 killed and 556 injured in collisions involving tractor-trailers in Alberta in 2015.
The Government of Alberta announced Friday that all new and replacement schools would soon get a $250,000 provincial grant for a playground, something the government says will save Alberta families millions of dollars.