Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter an investigation into the Oct. 13, 2016 crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is recommending the mandatory installation of lightweight flight recording systems by all commercial and private business operators not currently required to carry them. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Sturgeon County and West Yellowhead regions will undertake pilot projects over the next year that will test ways to provide senior-friendly transportation for those who have chosen to stop driving, or can no longer do so for medical reasons. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteOver the next three years, three Edmonton organizations will receive $4.3 million of a $15 million allocation for more employment training opportunities. The monies will expand the existing Transition to Employment Services program. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteElectricity and natural gas service providers that send out late bills or overcharging consumers could face penalties if the government passes An Act to Secure Alberta’s Electricity Future.
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe government says it is introducing duty counsel, a free service available to all Albertans regardless of income levels, at first appearance bail hearings to reduce court backlogs and help Albertans understand their rights. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter protests to the Trans Mountain pipeline, Kinder Morgan’s announcement it was suspending non-essential spending, and an emergency meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers of British Columbia and Alberta on Sunday, the government of Alberta put down new legislation, saying it is acting to defend its energy industry. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe province says An Act to Enable Clean Energy Improvements would give municipalities the option to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program that would allow home and business owners to make their spaces more energy-efficient, without putting any money down.
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Government of Alberta is expecting an annual savings of $5 million per year once a new framework for post-secondary presidents salaries are brought in line with the national average.