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Last summer, Alberta appointed a libertarian to its human rights commission

In August 2019, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation to appoint 5 new members to the Alberta Human Rights Commission. One of them was Moin A. Yahya.

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Alberta government to spend $5M on 26 new school playgrounds

Last week, Adriana LaGrange, Alberta’s education minister, announced that the provincial government would spend $5 million to help build 26 new school playgrounds.

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UCP hiring more workers to deal with traffic ticket backlog

The provincial government introduced Bill 21 this week, which, if passed, would introduce, among other things, an adjudication branch of the government.

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Alberta splitting real estate council into 5 councils

Last week, the minister of Service Alberta, announced that the provincial government would be restructuring the Real Estate Council of Alberta.

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Education minister email claims MLAs excluded from grad ceremonies

I recently acquired the following email from Adriana LaGrange, the education minister, indicating that MLAs were being ignored in high school graduation ceremonies.

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Medicine Hat MLA to chair new firearm advisory committee

Earlier this week, the provincial government announced they’d establish the Alberta Firearms Advisory Committee to explore how to better assert areas of provincial jurisdiction over gun control

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UCP posts “Happy Pride” message online

Yesterday, Leela Aheer, the minister of culture, multiculturalism, and status of women issued the following statement on Pride Month.

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Alberta government trying to create provincial parole board

Earlier this week, the Alberta government announced that they’d introduced and held first reading for Bill 18. If passed, the act would allow Alberta to follow in the footsteps of Ontario and Québec in creating their own provincial board.

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UCP appoints 3 new members to Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council

Last week, the Alberta lieutenant governor approved the appointments of 3 persons to the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council. Two of them are connected to over $100,000 in political donations.

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Tyler Shandro won’t negotiate new pharmacy funding framework

In February 2018, the NDP announced a new pharmacy funding framework, which was supposed to expire March 2020. Rather than renegotiate it, however, Tyler Shandro decided to simply extend the previous framework until March 2022.