Bill 2, the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Amendment Act, 2020, removes unnecessary restrictions on liquor sales, promotes responsible drinking in parks, and cuts unnecessary red tape.
Minister Hunter was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on May 5, 2015 as the MLA for Cardston-Taber-Warner. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019 as the MLA for the newly created riding of Taber-Warner.
A dedicated husband, father of 5, and a grandfather of 2, Hunter has owned and operated his own commercial/residential construction company for over 2 decades. Earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree (Economics and Political Science) and a Master’s of Business Administration degree, he has extensive knowledge of the challenges that businesses in Alberta face.
Over the past 4 years Hunter has served on the Public Accounts Committee, Alberta Economic Futures, and as the Deputy Whip for the Official Opposition Caucus.
Grant Hunter was appointed as the Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction on April 30, 2019. Relying on his own experience as an entrepreneur, Hunter will target unnecessary and burdensome over-regulation that is currently weighing job-creators down, while empowering entrepreneurs and business owners to invest in Alberta and create jobs in this province.
A new way to fund Alberta’s K-12 education system will drive more dollars to the classroom where they can deliver the best outcomes for students.
Government is asking the public to weigh in on how Alberta regulates trucking, bus and service companies.
Government is updating food regulations to create new business opportunities for bed-and-breakfasts and help food banks serve Albertans more effectively.
Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction Grant Hunter issued the following statement regarding the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s Golden Scissors Award.
Housing providers will soon spend less time bogged down in administration and more time addressing tenant concerns, maintaining units and processing applications.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has upgraded Alberta from an F to a B-minus for its work tackling red tape over the last seven months.
Associate Minister Grant Hunter has declared Jan. 20-24 Red Tape Reduction Awareness Week in Alberta.