Following the past weekend's unity vote for Alberta conservatives, members of the legacy Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses held their first joint meeting as united conservatives Monday. During that meeting, Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper was selected as the new party's interim leader.
Albertans are invited to attend one of five open-house events to provide feedback on condo governance issues. The closest session is July 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Edmonton at the Lister Centre, University of Alberta.
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.