News

The 2019 Women's March

Posted on January 21, 2019

This weekend, Honorable Minister Kathleen Ganley, her colleagues and members of their communities marched together at the women's march to support a brighter future for everyone! Despite the weather,…

January 2019 - The First Ever Month of the Artist

Posted on January 4, 2019

Announcing January as the first ever Month of the Artist is a great way to celebrate and support artists in Calgary-Buffalo and beyond by engaging with current exhibitions and performances. Join your…

New Judges Reflect Alberta’s Diversity

Posted on November 8, 2018

Minister Ganley appointed three new judges this week to the Provincial Court in her continued efforts to increase access to Justice in a timely manner. The three judges are Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay; appointed…

New Central Library Opening

Posted on November 1, 2018

Congratulations and thanks to all the Calgary Public Library, Calgary Public Library Foundation, volunteers, staff and board members on an amazing gift for our city! Congratulations to Druh Farrell, Evan…

FREE Arts Grant Writing Workshop & Panel

Posted on November 1, 2018

FREE: Arts grant writing workshop in cooperation with Calgary Arts Development.If you are an arts creator or arts administrator, this workshop will help you find supports that will help your work or…

Ensuring Victims of Crime Will Have the Support They Need

Posted on October 19, 2018

Minister Ganley showed her commitment to supporting victims of crime this morning in an announcement for a five-point plan that will strengthen support for victims of crime, alongside the Calgary Police…

Increasing Minimum Wage to Support Hard Working Albertans

Posted on October 2, 2018

About 254,000 Albertans, 11% of all workers, were earning less than $15 per hour. More than half of them worked full-time and nearly 40% are parents. Low-income earners should be able to support their…

New Community Grants to Improve the Status of Women

Posted on September 13, 2018

Minister Ganley announced up to 40 new community grants which will support non-profits to make life better for women.  “These new grants will help dozens of non-profits innovate in new ways” -Kathleen…

The Rural Crime Reduction Strategy is Working!

Posted on September 4, 2018

It has been six months since the seven point plan to reduce rural crime was enacted and the results are very encouraging. The RCMP has reported 366 fewer homes broken into, 648 fewer cars stolen and 2358…

Preparing for Cannabis Legalization

Posted on June 21, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the formal date for cannabis legalization to be Oct. 17, 2018.   “The Alberta government is ready to manage legalized cannabis in a way that protects Albertans…

New Arrest Processing Centre in Calgary

Posted on June 15, 2018

New arrest processing unit to be built in Spyhill. The new centre will be located near the Calgary Remand Centre, Calgary Correctional Centre and Calgary Young Offender Centre. This new facility which…

Rural Crime Reduction Units Already Having an Impact

Posted on May 24, 2018

Kathleen Ganley toured the Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit today in Airdrie. RCMP announced that the Southern Alberta Crime Unit has already made 30 arrests, laid 234 charges, executed…