Provincial Politics

A $5.2 million government plan to enhance recreation and tourism in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area will support popular water-based activities, including paddle boarding.
A $5.2 million government plan to enhance recreation and tourism in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area will support popular water-based activities, including paddle boarding. The Canadian Press

Alberta puts $5.2 million into Kananaskis Country for campsites, river access

By The Canadian Press and files from Alberta Government
September 20, 2018 - 4:28pm

KANANASKIS - The Alberta government is putting $5.2 million into a redevelopment plan for Kananaskis Country as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

(l-r) Business leaders Cory Janssen and Ashif Mawji; Minister Deron Bilous; JPC Corp. director Christy May; CSV CEO Joanne Fedeyko
(l-r) Business leaders Cory Janssen and Ashif Mawji; Minister Deron Bilous; JPC Corp. director Christy May; CSV CEO Joanne Fedeyko Government of Alberta

Provincial partnership aiming to connect Alberta with Silicon Valley dollars

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
September 20, 2018 - 11:29am

EDMONTON – The province is working with an investment contractor to help connect Alberta businesses with Silicon Valley.

Concept drawing of new convention centre/Agri plex
Concept drawing of new convention centre/Agri plex Photo Courtesy: Exhibition Park

Exhibition Park asks for Lethbridge City Council support and input on new convention centre steering committee

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
September 18, 2018 - 10:24am

LETHBRIDGE - Exhibition Park will have to wait two weeks for an answer from City Council, after a request was made at Monday's meeting for two members of council to give input on a steering committee, and for an endorsement of a new concept/model of what a new convention centre a

United Conservative Party caucus and candidates meet in Lethbridge this weekend

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
September 14, 2018 - 3:20pm Updated: September 14, 2018 - 5:32pm

LETHBRIDGE - UCP Leader Jason Kenney wasted no time taking on his NDP counterparts, as his party gathered in Lethbridge Friday, Sept. 14., for a two-day training, team building and community outreach event, in preparation for the 2019 provincial election.

Finance Minister Joe Ceci
Finance Minister Joe Ceci The Canadian Press

Alberta projects deficit drop of $1B in first-quarter budget update

By The Canadian Press
August 31, 2018 - 12:13pm

EDMONTON -- Alberta's finance minister says the province is on track to reduce its deficit by $1 billion this year.

Joe Ceci says more oil revenue and higher than expected returns on income tax are the reason this year's projected deficit has dropped to $7.8 billion.

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