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UCP government appoints 2 energy lawyers to Alberta Utilities Commission

Earlier this month, Alberta’s energy minister appointed two lawyers to the utilities commission. Both lawyers worked as counsel for energy companies.

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Panel to UCP government: Privatize affordable housing

The 10-member panel was stacked with real estate developers, private property managers, and UCP donors.

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UCP government appoints 2 people to Alberta Foundation of the Arts

Earlier this week, Alberta‘s lieutenant governor appointed two people to the Alberta Foundation of the Arts, as recommended by Leela Aheer, the minister of culture, multiculturalism, and status of women. The two new members are: Yasmin Jivraj Andrea True Joy Fox Yasmin Jivraj is a co-owner of Dexcent, an engineering consulting firm based in Edmonton. […]

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UCP appoint 19 people to Workers’ Compensation Appeals Commission

And very few of them seem to have labour experience.

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UCP appoints PC & Wildrose donors to Grande Prairie college board of governors

Two people were recently appointed to the Grande Prairie Regional College board of directors.

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UCP government announces new Mineral Advisory Council

Yesterday, the provincial government announced they had appointed a 5-member Mineral Advisory Council to help attract investment in mineral mining.

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UCP to go after federal grants after cutting postsecondary funding by $2.7B

Last week, the Alberta government announced a working group to “engage the federal government to get Alberta’s post-secondary institutions their fair share of research dollars.”

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New members appointed to the Northern Alberta Development Council

Last week, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved the appointment of two new people to the Northern Alberta Development Council.

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UCP reveals affordable housing review panel

Last week, Josephine Pon, Alberta’s minister over seniors and housing, announced that she had created an expert panel to review affordable housing in the province.

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UCP appoints former Conservative MP to Olds College board of governors

Two people were recently appointed to the Olds College board of directors, including a former cabinet minister under Stephen Harper.