Nordic Skiing and COVID-19

by Foothills Nordic Ski ClubAs a new school year begins, thoughts turn to fall and winter activities. In the new reality that...
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Pipelines and the Energy Sector

The fall session of the Legislature began sitting and we are scheduled to go until December 6th.Right out of the gate, the official...
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Looking at Ways Alberta Can Expand and Diversify

In September, I visited India together with Official Opposition Leader Jason Kenney and UCP Trade Critic, Devin Dreeshen. I followed that with my...
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Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces Roadblocks

With the late August news that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) faces yet another roadblock, this time from a federal court ruling,...
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Carbon Tax, Trans Mountain Expansion, Trade Skirmishes

As we enter September, I wanted to provide you with a brief update about the issues on which my legislature colleagues and I...
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Getting Alberta’s Energy Products to Market

This legislative session has been dominated by talk about getting Alberta’s energy products to market. In April, Kinder Morgan suspended non-essential construction of...
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Balancing the Budget

Late in March the Government presented its budget. In their 2015 election platform, the NDP promised a $25 million surplus by 2018, but...
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March Regular Session Begin the 12th

The Legislature will begin sitting on March 8 starting with the throne speech. The first regular session begins on March 12 and we...
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February – MLA Prasad Panda’s Report

In the Fall session, the legislature passed Bill 30: An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans. Essentially, this bill...
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January – MLA Prasad Panda’s Report

I was fortunate enough to be selected by the Speaker of the Alberta Legislature to attend the annual Westminster Seminar in November. Elected...
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December – MLA Prasad Panda’s Report

 I am pleased to report that the United Conservative Party (UCP) has chosen Jason Kenney as our new leader. Jason has an impressive...