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Budget 2017/18

Posted on April 11, 2017

Three weeks ago, the government released its budget for 2017/18. This is a budget that I am happy to support.  It is making life more affordable for Albertans while maintaining the high quality social…

3 Reasons I Support a Price on Carbon

Posted on February 9, 2017

One of the questions that I am answering a lot lately is: Why a Carbon Price?   I think that there are in fact many reasons why a carbon price makes sense for Alberta, but I will focus here on what…

My Alberta

Posted on February 2, 2017

Lately, when I look around at what is happening in the world- be it immigration policies in the U.S or a deadly Mosque attack in Quebec- I find myself sad, frightened, and not quite sure what to say or…

Government News for the Week of November 28 - December 4

Posted on December 5, 2016

Here are the links to the press releases from the Government of Alberta.   Deficit steady, economy shows signs of stability http://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=44911BCC7B1CA-B73B-D3A5-DFD8FF6F78A73087…

Government News for the Week of November 21 - 27, 2016

Posted on November 28, 2016

Here is a listing of all the news from the Government of Alberta, including links to the press releases.     Supporting restorative justice programs through grants http://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=448674ED51AC8-FD67-8BF6-6F83C91F3F0D1A9E…

Government News for the Week of November 14 - 20, 2016

Posted on November 21, 2016

Here is a listing of all news from the Government over the last week including the links to the press releases:     - Opening doors to diversify markets in Japan and China http://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=44820E4752634-CF39-3F97-087C21B334E70536…

Raising the Bar for Everyone

Posted on July 5, 2016

As a teacher in the public school system, I learned many things. I learned that every child can succeed, that every family wants what’s best for their kids, and that a lot of parents are worried about…