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Small Business Profile: Muttley Crue Organics

Posted on February 22, 2018

Muttley Crüe Organics is our Small Business of the Week! It's the first environmentally friendly and sustainable pet care business of its kind in North America. They've reduced their waste to under 1%,…

Alberta Employment Growth Up

Posted on February 14, 2018

Across the province employment growth is up and unemployment rates are down. Our plan is working -- we are helping more Albertans get back to work.

Small Business Profile: Revolution Games

Posted on January 19, 2018

Revolution Games, located in Northmount Plaza, has been in business for more than 10 years, working tirelessly in helping the tabletop community to flourish and grow. Curious about what goes on here,…

Second Quarter Fiscal + Economic Update

Posted on November 28, 2017

Things are looking up! Today Joe Ceci delivered our second quarter fiscal and economic update. It includes an upgrade to our GDP growth forecast which we have increased twice this year. It now stands…

MLA Coolahan Holiday Open House: Dec 8th

Posted on November 27, 2017

On Friday December 8th I will be hosting a Holiday Open House at the Calgary-Klein Constituency Office (9-2400 Centre St N). Stop by from 4-7 PM for some seasonal refreshments and a chat! #yycklein #ableg

Small Business Profile: The Vanishing Rabbit Magic Shop!

Posted on November 24, 2017

This week I had the pleasure of visiting Brent Smith at The Vanishing Rabbit Magic Shop! It’s been in business for 17 years, and is the largest dedicated magic shop in Western Canada. They offer a full…

Calgary-Klein Residents using Residential Solar Program

Posted on November 23, 2017

I visited Mark and Jenn Jurca’s home, residents of Calgary-Klein who were among the first to make use of Energy Efficiency Alberta's Residential Solar Program! Mark and Jenn had often thought about…

BREAKING: No New Capital Funds to DI Centre 4800

Posted on November 22, 2017

At today's Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association townhall I announced that NO NEW CAPITAL FUNDS from Seniors & Housing will be given to the DI for their Centre 4800 project's

Calgary-Klein FREE Cookie Decorating

Posted on November 16, 2017

On December 2nd my office will be running a cookie decorating table at the Highland Park Community Association Christmas Extravaganza. Stop by from 1-2 pm!

Calgary Cancer Centre Groundbreaking

Posted on November 4, 2017

The Calgary Cancer Centre has been on, it’s been off, it’s been funded, it’s been defunded - so no amount of snow or cold could keep us from officially breaking ground on this much-needed project:…

Small Business Profile: Hearts Choice

Posted on November 3, 2017

One of the #CalgaryHerald’s best new restaurant’s of 2015 opened this February in the Greenview Industrial District. And an all vegan menu! Welcome to Hearts Choices! The menu ranges on Western classics…

Need for Supervised Opioid Consumption Sites

Posted on October 31, 2017

On Monday I spoke in the house about the need for supervised opioid consumption sites in Alberta. We are proud to announce that a supervised consumption site will be at the Sheldon Chumir health centre…

Colonel Irvine Jr High visit

Posted on October 27, 2017

Had a blast at Colonel Irvine Jr. High sharing about the role of an MLA this week. Such a bright and studious Gr 6 class! They overwhelmingly suggested lowering the voting age, and I have no doubt they…

Ab Heritage Trust Fund Public Meeting: Oct 26th

Posted on October 25, 2017

Need a Reason to Care about Your Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund? Did you know that the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund has contributed over $40 billion since 1976 to public programs like health…

#SmallBizSaturday

Posted on October 21, 2017

Today is #SmallBizSaturday, and we caught wind that elected representatives across Canada were posting about the small businesses in their constituencies today. Luck for us, we've had the pleasure to…

Small Business Profile: Cambrian Animal Hospital

Posted on October 20, 2017

Have you met Dr Sharma and the rest of the staff at Cambrian Animal Hospital? This incredible team work hard to have compassionate care for the all small animals of #yycklein. When they opened in 2010,…

Condominiums feedback needed!

Posted on October 12, 2017

Do you live in or own a condo, manage a condo unit, serve on a condo board or have other involvement with condominiums? Our government wants to hear from you! Starting October 12, we’re inviting Albertans…

Small Business Profile: Master Meats

Posted on October 11, 2017

One of Calgary's most reputable butchers recently opened in the Greenview Industrial Park. Owner John Wildenborg moved Calgary’s famous Master Meats almost a year ago to the new location, after…

YYComedy Festival CIP Grant

Posted on October 7, 2017

Congrats to YYComedy Festival on your 6th annual iteration. An all-Canadian line-up too, in marking#Canada150.Myself and Minister Ricardo Miranda are pleased to congratulate you on behalf of the Alberta…

Small Business Profile: Citizen Brewing Company

Posted on October 6, 2017

So happy to see Citizen Brewing Company finally open its doors between Highland Park Community Association, Calgary and Tuxedo Park Community Centre. Calgary-Klein’s first micro-brewery! The…

McKnight Hockey Association Fundraiser

Posted on September 28, 2017

Was happy to donate our office bottles to McKnight Hockey Association. Blaize and the other passionate parents and players are having a bottle drive this weekend. Stop by the Mount Pleasant Community…

Coffee with Craig this Saturday

Posted on September 5, 2017

Come join me this Saturday at Velvet Cafe Calgary, from 10:00am to noon. Have a cup of joe while discussing politics and sharing ideas!

Small Business Profile: Burwood Distillery

Posted on September 1, 2017

Congratulations to Ivan and Marko Cilic, and Jordan Ramey on opening Calgary’s only craft distillery – Burwood Distillery! Welcome to the Greenview Industrial Park! Burwood currently offers a tasting…