Provincial Politics

Government ad campaign continues push for Trans Mountain pipeline

By The Canadian Press
September 14, 2018 - 6:57am Updated: September 14, 2018 - 8:33am

EDMONTON- The Notley government has taken out newspapers ads across Canada saying the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion delay is costing the country 40 million dollars per day.

The ads come two weeks after the Federal Court of Appeal squashed Ottawa's approval of the project.

Red Deer College president and CEO Joel Ward announced on Thursday that he plans to retire in 2019.
Red Deer College president and CEO Joel Ward announced on Thursday that he plans to retire in 2019. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

RDC President & CEO Joel Ward to retire in 2019

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
September 13, 2018 - 5:15pm

The President and CEO of Red Deer College will step aside by the end of 2019.

Joel Ward announced his impending resignation Thursday in front of faculty, administration and board of governors members.

The search has already begun for his replacement.

 

MLA David Shepherd (L), Minister Ricardo Miranda and Royal Alberta Museum Executive Director Chris Robinson (R) unveil the opening date of the new Royal Alberta Museum.

New Royal Alberta Museum to open in Edmonton Oct. 3

By The Canadian Press
September 13, 2018 - 7:18am

EDMONTON- The new Royal Alberta Museum is to open its doors in three weeks in downtown Edmonton to officially make it the biggest such facility in Western Canada.

Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda says the museum will open on Oct. 3 with six days of free admission through to Oct. 8.

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital contractor says it did not get fired, it quit

By Everything GP (Curtis Galbraith)
September 11, 2018 - 8:00am

GRANDE PRAIRIE- Graham Construction says it did not get fired, it quit.

The company has issued a statement regarding the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital saying it told the government in a letter dated August 17 that it was giving notice that it was terminating its contract.

An example of what a booth looks like inside the overdose prevention site soon to be located at Safe Harbour in Red Deer.
An example of what a booth looks like inside the overdose prevention site soon to be located at Safe Harbour in Red Deer. Alberta Health Services

Temporary overdose prevention site a small piece of much larger puzzle

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
September 10, 2018 - 4:25pm

We're starting to learn what a temporary overdose prevention site in Red Deer will look like.

Announced earlier this month by Health Minister Sarah Hoffman, the site will consist of an ATCO trailer placed next to the Safe Harbour Society building at 5246 53 Ave.

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