This Week In Alberta April 21, 2023

This Week

New Emissions Reduction and Energy Development (ERED) Plan: Alberta’s government announced a new ERED Plan outlining a path forward for net-zero aspirations by 2050. The plan maintains Alberta’s commitment to affordable, reliable, and secure energy ensuring that cutting emissions does not make life more difficult or expensive. The UCP government’s plan outlines investment and partnership opportunities. The full ERED Plan can be found here.
Career education programming: The Career Education Task Force presented recommendations following a comprehensive review of career education programming in Alberta. Recommendations include increasing ease of access to off-campus education, reviewing dual credit programming, developing more teaching training opportunities, promoting career education scholarships, and enhancing how career education programming is measured. The final report can be found here.
Aviation Skills Grant: The UCP government announced a new $5-million grant to strengthen Alberta’s aviation talent pool. The Aviation Skills Grant program provides Alberta-based aviation employers with up to $30,000 per trainee to offset training costs to meet employers’ skilled labour needs. 
NDP campaign commitments: Making a pre-election announcement, the NDP committed to building affordable housing for 40,000 Albertans. In another announcement, the NDP committed to deliver universal broadband access to all Albertans by 2027

What’s Next

Election 2023: Alberta’s general election is scheduled for May 29, 2023. 



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