School boards have a new resource to assist school boards in drafting policies to support welcoming, caring, respectful and safe schools.
Alberta Education’s Guidelines for Best Practices: Creating Learning Environments that Respect Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Expressions and Gender Identities “will assist school authorities when addressing the needs of individuals with diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions, and gender identities,” the government said in a release Wednesday. […]
Traffic fatalities, injuries and damage to property were down between Dec. 23, 2015 and Jan. 3, 2016 compared to the same holiday period of 2014.
Provincial holiday traffic statistics released by the RCMP Jan. 5 show there was one traffic fatality and 95 motor vehicle-related injuries during the period as well as 1204 instances of damaged property. […]
RCMP released numbers from their Dec. 4 province-wide check-stop blitz Thursday. Police say results indicate drivers are still getting behind the wheel when they are in no shape to drive. RCMP conducted check-stop operations in 259 locations within local RCMP jurisdictions and on Alberta highways Dec. 4, stopping more than 20,500 vehicles. […]
Updating your Facebook status behind the wheel could net you three demerits in addition to the current $287 fine after Jan. 1.
The province announced the increase in penalty Dec. 10, citing research they say suggests driver distractions contribute to 20 to 30 per cent of all collisions. Further, distracted drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision than attentive drivers. […]
Morinville holds a virtuous first place among Alberta municipalities for fair business tax rates, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
The CFIB released Dec. 7 Entrepreneurs Deserve Property Tax Fairness, a report targeting the “property tax gap,” the difference between residential owners pay and what commercial property owners are paying. […]
Keeping MLAs accountable to constituents and giving voters back their power is what Alberta’s Wildrose are calling the guiding principle behind Chestermere-Rocky View Wildrose MLA Leela Aheer’s Bill 206. […]
Calgary-Greenway Progressive Conservative MLA Manmeet Bhullar was killed Monday in a collision on the QEII. The following are statements from his family, Premier Notley and Opposition Leader Brian Jean. […]
The Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) was clarifying its stance of supporting and continuing to support its members in developing policy, guidelines and processes supporting students, teachers, families and others related to sexual orientation and gender identity after a failed debate Monday. […]
Minister of Municipal Affairs Danielle Larivee yesterday confirmed the Government of Alberta’s commitment to supporting regional partnerships in her first address to the Capital Region Board (CRB).