Provincial Politics

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New Castle Parks Management Plan released: OHV access to be completely phased out

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
May 18, 2018 - 2:12pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 3:22pm

LETHBRIDGE - Environment Minister Shannon Phillips has released the final Castle Parks Management Plan, along with plans for more park infrastructure and camping opportunities. https://talkaep.alberta.ca/2864/documents/103

Remains of burned homes in Fort McMurray
Remains of burned homes in Fort McMurray The Canadian Press

Hundreds of Fort McMurray insurance claims unresolved two years after wildfire

By The Canadian Press
May 16, 2018 - 5:39pm

FORT MCMURRAY  — Deadlines have been extended for hundreds of insurance claims that remain unresolved more than two years after a wildfire dubbed "The Beast" tore through Fort McMurray and surrounding areas in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

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Over 300 provincial enforcement officers to patrol public land, parks and protected areas this summer

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
May 14, 2018 - 3:30pm

BONNYVILLE - Over the May long weekend, and throughout the rest of the season, provincial government staff will once again be working to ensure all Albertans understand and follow the rules and regulations that protect public lands.

Minister Lori Sigurdson visiting Magrath seniors lodge in February
Minister Lori Sigurdson visiting Magrath seniors lodge in February LethbridgeNewsNOW.com

Alberta cabinet minister Lori Sigurdson on leave during treatment for leukemia

By The Canadian Press
May 14, 2018 - 3:23pm

EDMONTON -- Alberta cabinet minister Lori Sigurdson is going on medical leave after being diagnosed with a type of leukemia.

Sigurdson, in a social media posting, says she was diagnosed last week after experiencing unexplained symptoms.

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