How will legalizing cannabis affect Alberta? Take the survey to share your thoughts on the following topics:

• Legal age – should it be older than the federal minimum legal age of 18?

• Purchasing cannabis – how will it be distributed and where will it be sold?

• Using cannabis in public – where can it be consumed and under what circumstances?

• Safe roads and workplaces – should Alberta...
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Going solar? Starting today - the first day of summer - homeowners can save up to 30% on solar panel installation costs, to a maximum of $10,000.

Businesses and non-profit organizations can save up to 25% of system costs, to a maximum of $500,000.

Rebates are based on the size of the installation and calculated at $0.75 per watt.

To be eligible, you must own or have long-term rights to...
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Going solar Starting today the first day of summer homeowners can save

Sun rises on solar rebates

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Selby McKinnon
Joe Harvie
Christine Dargis Laramee
Joe Harvie
June is National Aboriginal History Month, and tomorrow marks the 21st annual National Aboriginal Day, held every June 21st - the date of the summer solstice.

These celebrations are opportunities to learn about and recognize the many ways in which Indigenous peoples have contributed - and continue to contribute to - Alberta. Events will be held across the province tomorrow and throughout the...
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June is National Aboriginal History Month and tomorrow marks the 21st annual

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AERIUM Analytics is the latest Alberta business to go international thanks to support from the Alberta Export Expansion Package (AEEP).

AERIUM Analytics is a Calgary company that works in Alberta’s aerospace and defence sector. They received funding from the AEEP to participate in the Japan Aerospace Exhibition, where they met Dutch company Clear Flight Solutions and formed a partnership on...
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AERIUM Analytics is the latest Alberta business to go international thanks to

More Alberta businesses go international

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June 21 marks the 21st anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. There are many opportunities to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people of Alberta and Canada.

Find an event near you: [ Alberta.ca Link ]
June 21 marks the 21st anniversary of National Aboriginal Day There are
Christine Dargis Laramee
An innovative design for the new Calgary Cancer Centre will integrate patient and family-centred care, education and cancer research into a single state-of-the-art facility.

The design is patient-focused, with a large central courtyard; rooms and research facilities with uninterrupted views of the Rocky Mountains and Calgary Skyline; and plenty of natural light. The centre will be a hub for...
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Susan Lobkowicz
Jeff Laskosky
Gerry Johnston
All Alberta students should have access to affordable education. That’s why we’re reducing the burden of school and busing fees on families.

Starting this fall, parents won’t have to pay for instructional materials like textbooks, photocopying and paper. We’re also putting rules on how much school fees can increase in a given year.

School bus fees will be eliminated for students who live...
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All Alberta students should have access to affordable education Thats why were

Making education more affordable

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Subir Chowdhury
Lance Aschenmeier
June is National Aboriginal History Month. It's a time to learn, discover and recognize the many ways Indigenous people contribute to Alberta, and Canada.

Come join our free annual celebration on Monday, June 19 at Edmonton City Centre West, street level by Hudson's Bay, from 11:30am to 1:15pm.

There are many other National Aboriginal History Month events being held around Alberta. Check...
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June is National Aboriginal History Month Its a time to learn discover

Celebrate Indigenous peoples of Alberta this June

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Starting in September, junior and senior high school students who live 2.4 km or more from their designated school will save up to $550/year on bus passes if they take municipal transit to get to and from school.

Parents will only be required to pay the difference between the cost of a municipal transit pass and provincial transportation funding.

“The municipal transit pass fee reduction is...
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Starting in September junior and senior high school students who live 24

Parents to save hundreds on transit fees

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Murray Olson
Karen Marie
Neana Salekin Walker
Best wishes to all students preparing for their diploma exams. Information and exemplars to help prepare are available here: [ Alberta.ca Link ]
Best wishes to all students preparing for their diploma exams Information and
Our diversity is our strength. Here's to everyone celebrating Pride in Edmonton this weekend and across the province this summer.

Find Edmonton Pride Festival events at [ Edmontonpride.ca Link ]
Our diversity is our strength Heres to everyone celebrating Pride in Edmonton
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George Houston
Mike Lawlor
The Pride flag was raised at the Alberta legislature to celebrate Edmonton Pride Festival and the diversity of Albertans in our province.

To get involved in One Pride Many Voices, visit: [ Edmontonpride.ca Link ]
Alberta seniors are vibrant, active, and healthy. They are our parents, grandparents, mentors and friends.

In honour of Seniors’ Week, let’s celebrate the remarkable seniors in our communities by recognizing their contributions and challenging stereotypes.
A new provincial playground grant will help to ensure students develop key physical and social skills, and ease the fundraising burden on parents and schools.

This $250,000 grant will apply to new schools with kindergarten to Grade 6 programs announced between 2014 and 2018. Replacement schools approved in 2017-18 are also eligible, and if more schools are announced in 2018, they’ll be...
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New school fee rules will ease the burden on families by eliminating instructional and bus charges.

Starting in September, parents will not be charged for textbooks, workbooks, printing, photocopying and paper, or bus fees for students who live 2.4 km or more from their designated school.

In addition, school boards will require approval from the education minister for fees increasing more...
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New school fee rules will ease the burden on families by eliminating

Reducing school fees

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Wendy Rudiger
Linda Christine Smith
Happy Seniors' Week! Be sure to check out events to celebrate seniors: [ Alberta.ca Link ]
Happy Seniors' Week Be sure to check out events to celebrate seniors:
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Avner Perl
Travis Grant
It’s Seniors’ Week in Alberta, a time to recognize all that seniors have contributed to our province.

From June 5 to 11, communities across Alberta are hosting more than 100 special events to celebrate. Seniors from the Carya Society of Calgary are collecting notes and mementos in a time capsule to celebrate Canada 150, which will be re-opened in 2067.

Seniors can also enjoy free admission...
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Its Seniors Week in Alberta a time to recognize all that seniors

Free admission for seniors during Seniors’ Week

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The federal government introduced legislation to legalize cannabis by July 2018. Alberta's role is to decide how to adapt this legislation in a way that best suits Albertans’ needs, circumstances and values.

Our priorities are to keep profits away from criminals, keep cannabis out of the hands of children and protect Alberta’s roads and workplaces.

Share your priorities by taking the...
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Thomas Zimmermann
Teresa Wallace