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October 1, 2016

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The purpose of this directive is to protect Alberta's forests and economy from destructive forest pests that can be unknowingly introduced with shipments of imported coniferous logs and forest products with bark attached.


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June 15, 2015

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Heritage rangelands and heritage rangeland natural areas are provincial designation s under the Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act (WAERNAHRA), and are an important component of Alberta's protected area network. Dispositions for activities in...


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January 29, 2016

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The purpose of these guidelines is to provide land users and their environmental practitioners with a standardized methodology acceptable to Alberta Environment and Parks for assessing the permanence of one or more wetlands on one or more parcels of land. Those water features determined to be...


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September 1, 2006

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This inventory includes Alberta's labour and skill shortages -- Labour and skill shortages activities/initiatives.


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July 1, 2005

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Includes major responsibilities and skill shortages activities/initiatives by 14th provincial government departments.


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August 8, 2017

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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November 1, 2008

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Not all "problems" need to be solved by legislation (Acts or Regulations). Legislation should be used only when it is the most appropriate, i.e. when there is no other way to achieve the policy objectives effectively. Officials should focus on achieving a desired outcome, rather than assuming...


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October 1, 2005

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This updated version of the report is again being circulated to stakeholders and interested 3rd parties that can contribute to the vision and assist in making it become the business reality of Land Titles in the next several years. This will be supported by specific stakeholder meetings beginning...


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January 1, 2006

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Alberta Environment has a comprehensive Air Quality Management Systemii that helps to ensure that air quality in Alberta is protected through a variety of efforts that control and limit what is emitted into our air from man-made sources. This management program includes goals and policies,...


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April 3, 2017

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The Public Health Appeal Board is a quasi-judicial board established to hear appeals from decisions made under the Public Health Act. The Board functions independent of government departments to ensure fairness and impartiality. (Most appeals submitted to the Board relate to an order issued under...


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March 1, 2015

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Ambient air quality assessment summary reports are produced annually under the Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework. The purpose of these reports is to assign an ambient air quality level to each monitoring station in the Capital Region for the Framework's four contaminants of concern.


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September 1, 2010

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Alberta’s seniors are a diverse population whose lives have been shaped by a variety of experiences and circumstances. This population spans more than two generations, with an age range from 65 to more than 100 years and has varying backgrounds, incomes, living arrangements and levels of health....


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May 30, 2017

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An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to explore ways to improve Alberta's child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. During Phase 1 of its work, the Panel provided detailed recommendations to streamline and strengthen the child death review...


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January 1, 2017

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An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention has been appointed to explore ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. The terms of reference lay out the membership of the Panel, its scope and purpose, and the process to be followed.


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July 1, 2017

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Represents the findings of an annual survey of multi-family dwellings in Alberta's rural communities, conducted by the Government of Alberta between the months of May and August each year. The survey identifies building type, unit type, number of units, rental rates and the number of vacancies in...


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February 2, 2017

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Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Canada. In 2015, the new Liberal government of Canada announced their plan to legalize cannabis and in June of 2016 a federal task force on cannabis was announced. Guided by this task force, cannabis legislation is expected to be introduced in...


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August 10, 2016

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In 2012-2013, under the auspices of the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process, the Health Technology and Policy Unit at the University of Alberta reviewed available clinical evidence on the safety and effectiveness of assisted reproductive technologies and examined economic implications...


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March 7, 2016

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This report presents the findings and conclusions of a provincial health technology assessment on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) screening. The primary policy issue for this report was to determine the optimal strategy for HCV screening in Alberta, including determining the appropriate population for...


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February 1, 2014

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Under the auspices of the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process, the Health Technology and Policy Unit at the University of Alberta was commissioned to prepare a health technology assessment on assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) for the treatment of infertility, to update and expand...


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April 1, 2014

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By 2038, 100,000 Alberta residents are projected to be diagnosed with dementia. Approximately 71 per cent of the estimated 13,000 Albertans living in long-term care facilities have a dementia diagnosis. While the cognitive impairment of dementia is devastating, the accompanying symptoms,...