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Prioritizing Emergency Legislation

Government House Leader Jason Nixon has called Alberta MLAs back to the legislature to debate important legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, support for Albertans, and the province’s economic future.

Transforming Agriculture Research In Alberta

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen has announced the creation of Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR), a non-profit, arm’s-length agriculture research organization

K-12 Education Funding Temporarily Adjusted To Match Cost

With in-school classes cancelled indefinitely, funding for K-12 education is being temporarily adjusted to reflect the cost of at-home learning by students during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will be restored when in-person classes resume.

Learn About The Province’s Wildlife

To complement the release of new sport fishing regulations, and in recognition of the fact many Albertans are self-isolating in light of COVID-19, the Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association is making its eight-module Alberta Fishing Education Program available online for free.

Update 14: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 27 at 8:30 p.m.)

Fifty-six additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 542.
To protect Albertans and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the province has introduced new restrictions on mass gatherings and specific types of businesses.

Tax Relief For Tourism Industry

Hotels and other lodging providers can delay paying the tourism levy until Aug. 31 for amounts that become due to government on or after today.