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Six-bed NICU Coming to St. Albert

Posted on January 16, 2018

Minister Sarah Hoffman and I visited the Sturgeon Hospital this week to announce a $2.3 million investment from the Government of Alberta in bringing a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the Sturgeon…

Lois E. Hole Elementary School is Open!

Posted on September 6, 2017

Congratulations to all the students & staff at Lois E. Hole Elementary on your inaugural school year! Thank you to Premier Rachel Notley and Hon. David Eggen, the Minister of Education, for visiting St.…

Rock'n August 2017

Posted on August 8, 2017

Rock'n August is here again! Thank you to St. Albert Inn and Suites for hosting the kick-off pancake breakfast, and to the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce, St. Albert Cruisers, Fraternal Order of Eagles…

NABI Commons - New Addition to St. Albert

Posted on June 26, 2017

Congratulations to NABI on the grand opening of their new NABI Commons facility! Located in Campbell Business Park, NABI Commons presents a creative drop-in co-working space for entrepreneurs to develop…

Bill 205 Passed!

Posted on May 24, 2017

Today, the Legislature unanimously passed Bill 205! Tabled by my colleague MLA Sandra Jansen, Bill 205 establishes an Advocate for Persons with Disabilities in Alberta. This bill achieves something that…

St. Albert School Fee Concerns

Posted on May 16, 2017

Two years ago, our government ran on a platform commitment to reduce the burden of school fees on Alberta families. We've taken action this spring by introducing Bill 1: An Act to Reduce School Fees.…

March for Science, Earth Day 2017

Posted on April 24, 2017

It was so great to see Albertans from Edmonton and Calgary join scientists and their supporters from around the world March for Science on Earth Day 2017. Science not Fear!

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Posted on April 4, 2017

I heard about this incident last Wednesday while I was out door-knocking in Heritage Lakes. A mother moose was shot and killed in an interaction with Fish and Wildlife officers in Red Willow Park, adjacent…

Energy Efficiency Open House

Posted on March 16, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22nd, my team and I are hosting an Energy Efficiency Open House at the St. Albert United Church (20 Green Grove Drive). Drop in any time between 6:30-8:00PM to learn more about the…

Fire and Ice Festival 2017

Posted on February 21, 2017

Our volunteers were happy to spend Family Day helping out at the St. Albert Fire and Ice Festival! This great event featuring ice carving, skating, sleigh rides, and fire dancers is put on by St. Albert…

The Scotties in St. Albert

Posted on January 26, 2017

The  St. Albert Curling Club is hosting the 2017 Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. This weekend, twelve of Alberta's best women's curling teams will be competing to represent our province…

Electric Bus Funding Announcement with Minister Sohi

Posted on December 6, 2016

On Saturday Dec. 3rd, I joined St. Albert City Council and the Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, the federal Minister of Infrastructure, for a discussion on transit funding. As part of a total investment of more than…

Sod-Turning Ceremony at North Ridge Place Phase II

Posted on October 26, 2016

Minister Lori Sigurdson and I were thrilled to attend the sod-turning ceremony this Monday at North Ridge Place Phase II! Ground has been broken on this expansion project, which will add 42 units of affordable…

Rock'n August 2016

Posted on August 2, 2016

I was happy to bring greetings this morning to the Rock'n August kickoff pancake breakfast at St. Albert Inn and Suites Rock'n August is one of my favourite community events - not only is it wonderful…

Syrian Refugees featured in CBC Edmonton article

Posted on June 30, 2016

During this year's spring session, I had the honour to introduce the Elkureji family in the Legislature. As refugees from war-torn Syria, they have persevered through many hardships and tragedies to arrive…

Alberta Government to End Supports Intensity Scale

Posted on June 7, 2016

Alberta's government has responded to concerns from persons with developmental disabilities and their families and communities about the lack of consultation behind the PDD Supports Intensity Scale.…

Funding Secured for St. Albert Community Midwives

Posted on May 17, 2016

“We knew there were problems with courses of care; we never thought we’d get full capacity, but we thought we would get enough to stay open,” said Jennifer Thomson of the March funding allocation.…

Intercultural Dialogue Institute

Posted on April 6, 2016

Last Friday, my constituency staff and I had a great meeting with Mr. Ibrahim Cin of the Intercultural Dialogue Institute. Mr. Cin shared stories of his visits to Turkey with us, as well as some Turkish…