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Alberta Minute: Consultations, Driver Testing, and Consolidations


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The House is still on break for Summer, but we now have the date of their return – October 8th, 2019 – slightly earlier than expected. Meanwhile, the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship will be meeting on Thursday to discuss their […]

Alberta Minute: Standing Committees, MacKinnon Report, and TMX Delays


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: There are three Standing Committee Meetings scheduled for the week ahead. On Tuesday and Wednesday¬†there will be a Standing Committee on Public Accounts, and on Thursday there will be a Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. The Standing […]

Alberta Minute: Federal Overreach, Price Caps, and Sick Days


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The report of the government’s Blue-Ribbon Panel will be released on Tuesday. Finally, we will know just how bad things are. But balancing the budget will require more than just reports. It’s time to make some difficult decisions. Alberta’s Advanced Education […]

Alberta Minute: Equalization, Oil Curtailment, and Beer


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The Legislature is still on break for Summer, but various reviews and consultations are continuing, including the AHS review, and the Red Tape Reduction consultation. On Thursday the Alberta Court of Appeal will hear the government’s appeal on Bill 9, the […]

Alberta Minute: Auto Insurance, Agency Appointments, and Basic Economics


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The Legislature is still on break for Summer, but various reviews and consultations are continuing, including the AHS review, and the Red Tape Reduction consultation. Monday will see the announcement of another new Committee, a Supervised Consumption Services Review Committee which […]

Alberta Minute: Consultations, Pay Cuts, and Unemployment


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The Legislature is still on break for Summer, and the next scheduled meeting is a Standing Committee on Public Accounts meeting on September 10th. Other, as yet unscheduled meetings are, of course, possible. Public consultations continue over Summer, however, with the […]

Alberta Minute: MLA Pay, Free Speech, and Carbon Taxes


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: While the House is still on break for Summer, there is a Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services meeting scheduled for Tuesday. It’s been reported in the media that the Committee will be discussing a cut to MLA’s salaries. The UCP […]

Alberta Minute: Sunshine Lists, Oil Curtailment, and Electricity Markets


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: Obviously, the House is still on break for Summer, and this week there are no Committee meetings either. The next scheduled Committee meeting is a Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services meeting on August 6th. The Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship […]

Alberta Minute: Committees, Courts, and Gas


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: The Legislature’s various Committees start meeting again this week, with a Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship meeting on Monday, including a review of the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act. The Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future will meet on Tuesday, and […]

Alberta Minute: Consultations, Free Trade, and Carbon Taxes


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Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics. This Week In Alberta: With Stampede over, most politicians will be taking a break or working locally in their constituency, but the machinery of government will continue to operate over summer, with a number of consultations already underway, and a couple more getting started this […]

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