Alberta Minute: Light Rail, Charter Schools, and a Provincial Sales Tax Is Coming

Alberta Minute: Light Rail, Charter Schools, and a Provincial Sales Tax Is Coming

Alberta Minute - Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics.


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This Week In Alberta:

  • We hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend, and are enjoying your Thanksgiving Monday, whether it is a holiday for you or not. Government offices are, of course, closed today.

  • This week will be the last week of "summer" break for Alberta's MLAs before the Legislature returns on Tuesday, October 20th - slightly earlier than the originally planned return date of Monday, October 26th.

  • After conducting detailed reviews in recent weeks, the provincial government has identified concerns with both Edmonton's West Valley Line LRT and Calgary's Green Line LRT. Provincial officials will be holding further discussions with both municipalities this week in an attempt to relieve these concerns, but the province has, however, confirmed their funding commitments to both projects.


Last Week In Alberta:





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    published this page in News 2020-10-11 23:11:53 -0600