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  1. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund eight projects submitted by local organizations in the Prairie provinces under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).
  2. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding travellers that the seasonal Chief Mountain, Alberta border crossing (AB Hwy 6) remains closed until further notice.
  3. On May 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a number of contraband items were seized at Edmonton Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  4. Today, Adam van Koeverden, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced an investment of more than $635,000 through the new Intersectoral Action Fund (ISAF) for three Alberta-based organizations to address the complex public health challenges that affect people’s health and wellbeing and how health is experienced by certain groups of people.
  5. Waterton Lakes National Park expects a busy 2022 summer visitor season
  6. Investigation involving Parks Canada park wardens, the RCMP, the Longueuil Police Department, and the Royal Ontario Museum results in the forfeiture of 45 fossils, a $20,000 fine and five months of house arrest.
  7. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Prasad Panda, Alberta’s Minister of Infrastructure, announced joint funding to revitalize the Glenbow Museum. This project, known as Glenbow Reimagined, involves a complete renovation of all eight floors of the museum.
  8. On May 2, 2022, Kenneth Savage, an inmate from Bowden Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  9. Members of the media are invited to an announcement regarding cultural infrastructure
  10. The 2021 growing season was difficult for Alberta producers, but the targeted AgriRecovery initiative was timely and successful.
  11. The locating of unmarked burials at former residential school sites across Canada is a tragic reminder of the abuse that many Indigenous children suffered in these institutions. The Government of Canada is working with Survivors, Indigenous leaders and affected families and communities to address historical wrongs and the lasting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual harms related to the legacy of residential schools. Part of this work includes efforts being made to locate and commemorate missing children who attended residential schools, as well as responding to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action 72 to 76.
  12. Federal funding of $17 million through PrairiesCan will create hundreds of jobs and help Edmonton’s most innovative and leading-edge companies grow and enter new markets.
  13. Government of Canada invests in Edmonton’s community spaces, building community and creating jobs.
  14. Government of Canada invests in Edmonton’s community spaces, building community and creating jobs.
  15. Minister Vandal to make a major funding announcement in support of Edmonton’s job creators and high-growth companies.
  16. Minister Vandal to announce federal funding to revitalize community infrastructure and enhance public spaces across Edmonton
  17. Minister Gould announces Government of Canada investments in Early Learning Child Care in Alberta
  18. Wood bison from Elk Island National Park continue to contribute to the global conservation of the iconic species
  19. In partnership with the federal government, the province of Alberta has awarded two grants totaling $900,000 to help grow the province's hemp industry.
  20. Elk Island National Park Wood Bison Translocation
  21. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada is making targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow our economy and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind.
  22. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, will make a funding announcement on innovative Early Learning and Child Care practices for the benefit of families in Canada.
  23. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada makes targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, was joined by Peter Leclaire, Vice President Academic from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), to highlight investments that will create good jobs and build a strong economy.
  24. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights investments to create good jobs and build a strong economy in Budget 2022
  25. Minister Ien highlights investments to create good jobs and build a strong economy in Budget 2022
  26. Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada will make targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, met with members of the YWCA Calgary to highlight Canada’s affordable housing strategy.
  27. Today the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, Associate Minister of Finance and MP for Edmonton Centre, met with the leadership of the Enoch Cree Nation to highlight major Budget 2022 housing investments for Indigenous Peoples and communities.
  28. Reminder - Minister Ien highlights investments in affordable housing in Budget 2022
  29. Minister Ien highlights investments in affordable housing in Budget 2022
  30. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services will participate in a media availability to highlight Budget 2022 Indigenous housing investments.
  31. Today the Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, met with Moonstone Creation to highlight Budget 2022 initiatives that will create good middle class jobs, generate economic growth and cut taxes for small businesses.
  32. Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, will participate in a media availability to highlight Budget 2022 investments in small businesses.
  33. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, announced a combined investment of over $7.5 million to four organizations in Alberta that are advancing emerging clean technologies to grow our economy and help Canada meet its environmental targets.
  34. Canadians have many reasons to show gratitude to our Veterans. Their sacrifice has helped us enjoy the lives we live today.
  35. Federal funding of more than $22.3 million through Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) will provide some of Calgary’s fastest growing tech firms with support to scale-up and enter new markets, while $2 million will help complete the Platform Innovation Centre in downtown Calgary.
  36. The Honourable Daniel Vandal announced over $3.5 million in federal funding in a visit to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). This investment will help small- and medium-sized firms innovating in clean energy technologies and remotely-controlled aerial vehicle applications.
  37. Government of Canada to announce major investment for leading Calgary companies to scale up and reach new markets
  38. Thirteen Calgary projects to receive more than $3.3 million to revitalize shared spaces throughout the city.
  39. Government of Canada to announce investments in support of community revitalization initiatives in Calgary
  40. A national urban park in the Edmonton region would promote access to green spaces and nature.
  41. Parks Canada to make an announcement to support greater access to green spaces in the larger Edmonton region
  42. Parks Canada to make an announcement to support greater access to green spaces in the larger Edmonton region
  43. Over $1.34 million to help Indigenous tourism organizations build resiliency, increase safety for visitors and develop new experiences to showcase Alberta as a premier Indigenous tourism destination.
  44. Today, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, announced that the Government of Canada will bring its total funding commitment for connectivity in Alberta to up to $390 million.
  45. Government of Canada to announce investments in support of Alberta’s Indigenous tourism sector.
  46. George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce funding to support improved access to health programs for Indigenous women in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
  47. Funding of $3 million through Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) will help small businesses in Alberta to develop an online presence and adopt e-commerce practices
  48. The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, will make an announcement on improving high-speed Internet.
  49. Government of Canada to announce federal support to help Alberta’s small businesses enhance their digital presence and reach new customers.
  50. Today, Chief George Arcand Jr. and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that the Alexander First Nation and the Government of Canada have reached a settlement on the First Nation's Trust Account Claim.