Minister Bibeau to announce innovative project to help reduce food waste

January 15, 2021 – Calgary, Alberta – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce an investment to Enterra Food Corporation for a project that will help reduce food waste through sustainable insect production. Date January 18, 2021 Time 8:30 a.m. (MST) Participation information Access by videoconference : … Read more

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

At a news conference in Calgary, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, addresses a recent trip abroad by Tracy Allard, Alberta’s municipal affairs minister, amid ongoing federal public-health warnings against non-essential international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his remarks, the premier also provides an update on Alberta’s response to the pandemic, including the … Read more

COVID-19 in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw says new restrictions needed to slow spread of virus – Dec. 7, 2020

COVID-19 in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw says new restrictions needed to slow spread of virus – Dec. 7, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. She is joined by Paul Wynnyk, Alberta’s deputy minister of municipal affairs and chair of the COVID-19 vaccine task force. Responding to questions from reporters, Dr. Hinshaw comments on the … Read more

Alberta update on COVID-19 – November 26, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 – November 26, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. She is joined by Tyler Shandro, Alberta’s minister of health.

Minister of Environment and Climate Change highlights action to stop the spread of mountain pine beetle in Rocky Mountain National Parks

November 9, 2020         Kootenay National Park, British Columbia      Parks Canada Agency The global COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the importance of nature and protecting the forest, lakes and wildlife that we cherish. While the Government of Canada works to address the pandemic, and support the economy and health of families, we remain focused … Read more

Parks Canada actions to address mountain pine beetle impacts

Backgrounder Parks Canada actions to address mountain pine beetle impacts. Parks Canada is moving forward with activities to address the impact of the mountain pine beetle in the Rocky Mountain national parks in Alberta and British Columbia. Jasper National Park   – 30 – Link to original post

Canadians recognized for their exceptional commitment to Veterans

26 October 2020 – Ottawa From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have a longstanding commitment to providing volunteer services that improve the well-being of Canadian Veterans and paying tribute to their  sacrifices and achievements.   The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendations recognize individuals who go above and beyond in improving the well-being, care and … Read more

Alberta update on COVID-19: shift to appointment-only testing – October 13, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19: shift to appointment-only testing – October 13, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. She announces that starting October 14, people can get tested for COVID-19 at the province’s assessment centres only if they have an appointment. The move to an appointment-based testing system aims … Read more

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney comments on speech from the throne – September 24, 2020

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney comments on speech from the throne – September 24, 2020

In Edmonton, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, responds to the federal government’s September 23, 2020, speech from the throne.

Alberta update on COVID-19 – September 8, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 – September 8, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. She is joined by Andre Corbould, the province’s deputy minister of education.