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26th Legislature, 2nd Session (2006-2007)
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Wages-Continuing care facility employees
Increase in ... Evans 1803; Mather 1803
Wages-Crown prosecutors
Increase in ... Johnston 643; Stevens 643
Wages-Mental health facility employees
Level of: Letter re (SP673/06: Tabled) ... Pastoor 1724
Level of: Letter re (SP728/06: Tabled) ... Miller, R. 1855-56
Wages-Minimum wage
Annual review of ... Backs 1139, 1847; Cardinal 1139, 1847; Elsalhy 783
General remarks ... Hinman 1706
Impact on provincial park fee increases ... Ducharme 1077
Impact on STEP program ... Cardinal 11; Danyluk 11
Wages-Private registry employees
General remarks ... Backs 1211
Wages-Public service
General remarks ... Backs 686; Cardinal 686; MacDonald 297; Oberg 298
Senior officials ... Cardinal 542-43; Marz 542-43
Wages-Women
General remarks ... Blakeman 284; Pannu 285
Wait times for Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped
Wait times for trials
Waiting list registry
Waiting lists (Medical care)
General remarks ... Mason 154
Reduction of ... Blakeman 1134; Danyluk 364; Evans 123, 465, 1122, 1130, 1697; Mason 1127; Speech from the Throne 3
Reduction of: Funding for ... Blakeman 150, 151; Evans 145-46, 153, 1130
Reduction of: Impact of private health care on ... Blakeman 637, 1134; Brown 124; Evans 123, 124, 445-46, 637; Klein 123, 445; Mason 123; Taft 445
Reduction of: Impact of private health care on, letter re (SP306/06: Tabled) ... Martin 734
Reduction of: Impact of private health care on, letters re (SP90, 281, 387/06: Tabled) ... Blakeman 295, 690, 940
Reduction of: Impact of private health insurance on ... Blakeman 123; Evans 123
Website article re (SP33/06: Tabled) ... Martin 87; Mason 87
Waiting lists, Surgery
Waking Up Wally (Film)
General remarks ... Liepert 1198
Wal Mart
Advertising space in provincial parks brochure ... Chase 1073, 1643; Ducharme 1643; Pannu 1076
Walleye fishing
General remarks ... Coutts 962, 1261; Jablonski 962
Walton International Group Inc.
Purchase of surplus Edmonton ring road land ... Lund 1346-47; MacDonald 1346-47
Warner hockey school
Lottery funding for ... Graydon 1044; Hinman 1044
Warring, Mr. Louis (Veteran)
Assembly 100th anniversary essay contest winner ... Speaker, The 461
Statement re ... Lukaszuk 471
Washing machine rebate program
General remarks ... Boutilier 860
Washington, D.C. exhibit on Alberta
Washington, D.C. health care congress
Waste as electric energy source
Wastes, Animal, energy from
Wastewater treatment plants
Wastewater treatment plants, Regional
Wastewater treatment plants-Fort McMurray
Water
Sale of ... Elsalhy 862; Mar 1222; Swann 1222
Water, Bottled
Water, Underground
Water, Underground-Pollution
Water-Export
General remarks ... Eggen 844; Elsalhy 862; MacDonald 1223; Swann 1222
Water Act
Approvals under See Industrial development (Value-added industries): Impact on environment, approvals re
General remarks ... Boutilier 43, 1804; Swann 86; Taft 78
Water bombers
Water co-operative, Kneehill
Water co-operative, Orkney
Water conservation
General remarks ... Boutilier 679, 686, 848, 849, 852-53, 1012, 1242-43, 1321-22, 1541; Eggen 686; Taft 679
Initiatives re ... Boutilier 860
Statement re ... Eggen 844; Swann 586-87
Water Council
Water Day
Water diversion
General remarks ... Eggen 844; Swann 850
Into Special areas ... Swann 850
Water for Life, Alberta's Strategy for Sustainability
General remarks ... Agnihotri 1093; Boutilier 198, 685, 686, 766, 794, 799, 838, 848, 849, 851, 852-53, 856, 1012, 1194, 1242, 1321-22, 1458, 1804, 1810; Doerksen 1086; Eggen 89, 686, 844, 854, 855; Haley 685; Hinman 858, 888; Horner 685-86, 799; Klein 1675; Lund 1546; McClellan 1546; Melchin 198, 1810; Oberg 938; Speech from the Throne 3; Swann 587, 850
Initiatives re: Communications plan for ... Klein 750, 752
Initiatives re: Funding for ... Boutilier 679, 686, 1759; Lund 736, 742, 744; Martin 740-41; McClellan 590; Swann 850, 1759; Taft 679
Water forum, Banff
Water level in rivers
Water licences
Water management
Water management-Milk River
Water pipelines
Use for irrigation ... Hinman 859
Water pipelines-North Saskatchewan River to Battle River
General remarks ... Boutilier 1013; Johnson 1013
Water pollution
General remarks ... Eggen 844
Water power
Alberta/NWT discussions re ... MacDonald 1217
General remarks ... Elsalhy 1089; Klein 1675
Water programs, Farm
Water quality
Impact of energy industry on [See also Coal-bed methane extraction: Groundwater pollution issues];Blakeman 1134, 1804-05; Boutilier 852, 853, 1804-05; Ducharme 1805; Elsalhy 1089; Evans 1804; Martin 740; Swann 587
Water quality-Kananaskis Country
General remarks ... Boutilier 1720; Coutts 1852; Morton 1852; Swann 1720
Scientific assessment of ... Coutts 1852
Water quality-Lesser Slave Lake
General remarks ... Bonko 582; Boutilier 582; Horner 582
Water quality-Sheep River
Turner Valley gas plant area ... Blakeman 1804-05; Boutilier 1804-05; Ducharme 1805; Evans 1804
Turner Valley gas plant area: Reclamation funding to improve ... Ducharme 1703; Eggen 1705; Melchin 1703
Water research
General remarks ... Agnihotri 1093; Doerksen 1085, 1086
Water Research, Alberta Ingenuity Centre for
Water resources development
Funding for ... Boutilier 1759
General remarks ... Boutilier 860, 888, 1242-43; Hinman 888; Swann 1242-43
Statement re ... Eggen 844; Oberg 938
Water resources development-Milk River
Cross border issues re ... Boutilier 1546; Jablonski 1546
General remarks ... Hinman 744; Lund 744
Water resources development-South Saskatchewan River basin
Management plan for ... Boutilier 1804; Mitzel 1804
Management plan for: Copy tabled (SP720/06) ... Boutilier 1810; Melchin 1810
Water resources development-St. Mary River
Cross border issues re ... Boutilier 1546; Jablonski 1546
Water storage
General remarks ... Boutilier 685, 686, 1242; Eggen 686
Milk River projects ... Hinman 744, 859; Lund 744
Off-stream See Reservoirs
On-stream See Dams
Water supply
Communications plan re ... Klein 750
General remarks ... Oberg 938; Taft 866
Preparation of inventory of ... Elsalhy 862
Preparation of inventory of (Motion 511: Swann) ... Eggen 1566-67; Elsalhy 1567-68; Griffiths 1569; Hinman 1569-70; Mitzel 1568-69; Rogers 1565-66; Swann 1565, 1571; Taylor 1570
Privatization of ... Eggen 844
Shortages ... Boutilier 1720; Swann 1720
Shortages, Schindler report on ... Boutilier 679, 685, 849; Haley 685; Hinman 717; Horner 685-86; Klein 752; Martin 740-41; Taft 679
Use by agriculture ... Boutilier 1321; Haley 685; Horner 685-86
Use by energy industry ... Blakeman 1134; Boutilier 686, 852-53, 1243, 1321-22; Danyluk 1321-22; Eggen 686; Elsalhy 861, 1089; Hinman 717; Martin 740; Mason 1595; Swann 587, 1243
Use by industry ... Eggen 844
Use by industry, research re ... Doerksen 1085
Water supply-Camrose area
General remarks ... Boutilier 1012; Johnson 1012
Water supply-Southern Alberta
General remarks ... Boutilier 1804; Mitzel 1804
Water supply-Testing
Funding for ... McClellan 590
General remarks ... Boutilier 853
Water transfer
Water treatment plants
Communications plans for ... Klein 750
Funding for ... Chase 1546; Lund 1546; McClellan 1546; McFarland 1546
Funding for: Through surplus funds ... Chase 1546; McFarland 1546
Water treatment plants, Regional
Funding for ... Boutilier 794; Lund 736, 1546; Speech from the Throne 3
General remarks ... Oberg 938; Taft 866
Water treatment plants-Calgary
Funding for ... Chase 304
Water treatment plants-Drayton Valley
Israeli scientists' visit to ... Abbott 334
Water treatment plants-Drumheller
Provision of treated water to Kneehill water co-op ... Renner 1849
Water treatment plants-Finance
General remarks ... McClellan 590
Water treatment plants-Fort McMurray
General remarks ... Bonko 745; Chase 496; Fritz 496; Lund 746; McClellan 496
Water treatment plants-Slave Lake
Funding for ... Bonko 745
Water treatment process, Israeli
Statement re ... Abbott 334
Water wells
Methane gas in See Methane in water
Water wells-Spirit River
Methane gas in, explosion of ... Boutilier 1641-42; Swann 1641-42
Water withdrawal from lakes, rivers
Elimination of, during droughts ... Boutilier 852-53
Fees for ... Boutilier 1243-44, 1321-22; Danyluk 1321; Swann 1243-44
General remarks ... Elsalhy 861
Water withdrawal from lakes, rivers-Red Deer River
Public consultations re ... Boutilier 1846, 1848-49; Taft 1846; Tougas 1848-49
Use for racing entertainment complex in Balzac ... Boutilier 1846, 1848-49; McClellan 1849; Renner 1849; Taft 1846; Tougas 1848-49
Water withdrawal from lakes, rivers-South Saskatchewan River basin
Licences for, elimination of ... Boutilier 1804; Mitzel 1804
Watershed committees
Watershed conservation
General remarks ... Boutilier 848; Coutts 1254; Swann 850
Impact of urban growth on ... Taft 869
Initiatives re, funding for ... Swann 850
Watershed planning and advisory councils
General remarks ... Boutilier 679, 685, 851, 856, 1243, 1804; Eggen 855
Watson Lodge, Kananaskis Country
Weaselhead park conservation area
Impact of bridge construction on ... Chase 303; Oberg 305
Weed control on public lands, funding for
Welding-Certification
National standards re ... Hancock 45; Jablonski 45
Welfare
Welfare, National Council of
Welfare recipients
Welfare recipients, Child
Well drilling industry, Gas
Wellness, Dept. of Health and
Wellness fund
[See also Regional health authorities: Wellness funds for; ]
General remarks ... Blakeman 201
Wellness initiatives
Wells, Water-Spirit River
West Edmonton Mall
[See also under Triple Five Corporation; ]
Refinancing of: RDA lands as security for ... Lund 680; MacDonald 680
Refinancing of: RDA lands as security for, newspaper article re (SP288/06: Tabled) ... MacDonald 690
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Closure of Hinton pulp lines ... Cardinal 581; Strang 581
Logging on caribou/grizzly habitats ... Eggen 1119
West Lethbridge high school (joint-use facility)
Provincial funding for ... Pastoor 1066; Zwozdesky 1066
Westbourne Place, Calgary (Seniors' apartment)
Statement re ... Brown 1691
Western blue flag (Endangered plant)
Preservation of ... Strang 1259
Western Canada high school, Calgary
Upgrading of: Letter re (SP606/06: Tabled) ... Taylor 1648
Western Canada Lottery Corporation
Advertising ... Graydon 1045; Hinman 1044, 1045
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Pipestone Creek dinosaur bone bed project, Grande Prairie, partnership with province re ... Graydon 1421
Western Financial Group
Underwriters for private health insurance ... Martin 499; Mason 499
Western Governors Association
General remarks ... MacDonald 1217
Western premiers' conferences
General remarks ... Mar 1215
Western separatism
WestView Health Centre, Stony Plain
Midwifery services ... Evans 1126
Wetaskiwin
Centennial of: Statement re ... Johnson 1246
Centennial of: Statement re rededication of peace cairn ... Johnson 1807-08
Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame
Statement re ... Johnson 732
Wetlands
Provincial policy re ... Boutilier 853
Wheat Board
Whispering Pine (Seniors' lodge)
General remarks ... Strang 704
Whistle-blower protection
General remarks ... Elsalhy 446; Klein 446; McClellan 835-36; Taylor 835
Legislation re (Bill 214) ... Shariff 1809
Whistler/Vancouver Olympic Winter Games (2010)
Whitemud Drive, Edmonton
Upgrading of ... Bonko 745
Widows-Pensions
Class action settlement re payments under ... Cardinal 326
Wife beaters
Wild birds
Avian flu in: Monitoring for ... Coutts 1322-23; DeLong 1322
Avian flu in: Protective measures re ... Brown 582; Horner 582
Wild Rose Foundation
Drinking water project, Vietnam, grants for: Auditor General's report on ... Agnihotri 759, 790, 1074, 1644; Ducharme 790, 1075; Ouellette 1644; Stevens 1644; VanderBurg 1644
Drinking water project, Vietnam, grants for: Letter to Ethics Commissioner re (SP646/06: Tabled) ... Agnihotri 1680
Funding for ... Agnihotri 1074
General remarks ... Abbott 966; Ducharme 966; Graydon 319
Grants from: Investigated due to improper use of (Q3/06: Response tabled as SP216/06) ... Agnihotri 501; Blakeman 501; Clerk, The 547; Mar 501, 547; Zwozdesky 501
Grants from, to build school in Sudan ... Ducharme 1458; Swann 1458
International development program, recommendations re ... Agnihotri 1074; Ducharme 1075
Wilderness areas
Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Amendment Act, 2006 (Bill 18)
First reading ... Mar 174
Second reading ... Agnihotri 412-13; Chase 410-11, 412; Eggen 411-12; Hancock 410; Mar 410, 413-14
Committee ... Chase 603-04; Eggen 603-04; Mar 602-04; Miller, R. 604
Third reading ... Bonko 625-26; MacDonald 626; Mar 625; Martin 626-27; Stevens 625
Royal Assent ... Lieutenant Governor 24 May, 2006 (Outside of House sitting)
Amendment (SP228/06: Tabled) ... Haley 605; Mar 603
Amendment (SP229/06: Tabled) ... Chase 603; Haley 605
General remarks ... Chase 844
Wilderness Areas and Ecological Reserves, Advisory Committee on
Wildfire reinsurance
Funding for ... Coutts 1250, 1260
Wildfires-Prevention
Wildlife, Endangered
Wildlife conservation
Impact of M├ętis hunting/fishing rights on ... Eggen 1468; Mar 1195; Stevens 1195
Wildlife farming
Wildlife habitat
Impact of industrial activity on ... Coutts 611, 1193; Strang 610
Preservation of ... Coutts 1253
Restoration of, in provincial parks ... Chase 1072
Wildlife management
General remarks ... Coutts 1250-51
William A. Switzer Provincial Park
Blue Lake Centre in See Blue Lake Centre
William Watson Lodge, Kananaskis Country
General remarks ... Ducharme 1645; Lougheed 1645
Williams, Mr. Danny
Williams, Robin (Actor)
Willmore Wilderness Park
Mountain pine bark beetle infestation in ... Bonko 1252; Coutts 1255; Eggen 1256
Willow Creek forestry area
Off-road vehicles in, photos of impact of (SP611/06: Tabled) ... Bonko 1648
Wilson, Ethel Knight
General remarks ... Hinman 285
Wind farms
Compensation to owner of land where farm is located ... Hinman 718
Wind power
[See also Energy resources, Alternate/renewable; ]
Cap on ... Eggen 1456; Melchin 1456
General remarks ... Elsalhy 1089; Hinman 717, 859; Klein 1675
Provincial incentives re ... Eggen 1427
Windsor Park Fundraising Society
Mock invoice of items fund-raised for (SP642/06: Tabled) ... Elsalhy 1679
Winspear Fund
Assistance to AISH recipients ... Martin 695, 778
Assistance to low income families ... Cardinal 405; Martin 405
Assistance to low income families: Report on (SP143/06: Tabled) ... Martin 409
Winter Games, Alberta (West Yellowhead, February 2006)
Winter Games, Arctic (Alaska, March 2006)
Winter Games, Olympic, Vancouver/Whistler (2010)
Winter Paralympic Games, Torino (2006)
Wireless technology and SuperNet
Withdrawal of water from lakes, rivers
Wolves-Little Smoky watershed
Removal of ... Bonko 495; Coutts 467, 495; Goudreau 467
Women, Violence against
Women-Right to vote
General remarks ... Mason 444; Taft 443
Women-Salaries
Women in sports
General remarks ... Marz 615
Women in the military
Women's Issues, Alberta Advisory Council on
Women's shelters
Daycare resources in ... Forsyth 952
General remarks ... Pannu 1270
Review of ... Forsyth 943
Turnaway rate at ... Forsyth 952; Mather 950; Pannu 1331
Women's shelters-Finance
General remarks ... Blakeman 284, 702; Forsyth 942; Martin 696; Pannu 285, 1331
Women's shelters-Safety aspects
General remarks ... Forsyth 952; Mather 950
Women's Week, International
Wood Buffalo regional municipality
Impact of oil sands expansion on: Emergency debate request re ... Boutilier 1728; Mason 1728; Speaker, The 1728-29; Stevens 1727-28; Taft 1726-27
Wood Mackenzie
Study of Alberta royalty regime ... MacDonald 709; Melchin 708, 711
Woodland caribou
See Caribou;
Woodland Cree First Nation
Consultation office ... Calahasen 1465
Woodlot extension program
Woodlots, Private
Reforestation on See Reforestation: Private lands
Woodvale Atlantic Rowing Race
Tori Holmes participation in ... Rogers 85
Work camps for oil sands projects: Standards
Work experience programs in high schools
Work exploration initiatives (Young adults)
Work Safe Alberta
Exemption of farm workers from, documents re (SP731/06: Tabled) ... Martin 1856
General remarks ... Cardinal 773, 1008, 1110
Work stoppages-Lakeside Packers employees
Workers, Replacement
Workers-Supply
Workers' compensation
Workers' Compensation Board
Accountability Framework Report, 2005 (SP736/06: Tabled) ... Cardinal 1856; Clerk, The 1856
Agricultural workers' coverage under ... Cardinal 1764
Annual report, 2005 (SP735/06: Tabled) ... Cardinal 1856; Clerk, The 1856
Dividends to employers, from investment returns ... Cardinal 1518-19; Rogers 1518-19
Doerksen/Friedman reports on (2003) ... Cardinal 1242
General remarks ... Backs 775; Cardinal 776, 779, 1009
Long standing claims issue ... Backs 290; Cardinal 290; Evans 290
Medical opinion process, new ... Cao 1242; Cardinal 1242
Private medical services provision, impact of proposed health system reforms on ... Backs 290; Cardinal 290
Status of Research on Occupational Causation of Selected Primary Site Cancers in Part-time Firefighters (Report) (SP406/06: Tabled) ... Cardinal 968; Clerk, The 968
Translation services ... Cao 1242; Cardinal 1242
VP of Alberta PC party as manager in ... Elsalhy 756
Workers' Compensation Board. Appeals Commission
Workers' safety
Workforce
Working alone regulation
Working hours (Night shifts)
Working poor
Workplace drug use
Workplace fatalities
Workplace performance
Workplace safety
Exemption of farm workers from legislation re ... Cardinal 1764-65, 1766, 1847-48; Mason 1847-48; McClellan 1764-65; Morton 1764-65; Swann 1766
General remarks ... Cardinal 773, 1008-09, 1110, 1518-19; Martin 1110; Taft 1008-09
Minister's forum on ... Cardinal 773
Works, Alberta (Employment training program)
Workshops on land-use planning
World Allround Speed Skating Championships, Calgary, March 2006
World Conference on Prevention of Family Violence, Banff (October 2005)
General remarks ... Forsyth 952
World Cup Cross Country competition, Canmore (December 2005)
World Cup natural luge competition-Grande Prairie
World Figure Skating Championships, Calgary, March 2006
World Health Care Congress, Washington, D.C. (April 2006)
Attendance of Minister of Health at ... Martin 931; McClellan 931
List of speakers at (SP386/06: Tabled) ... Martin 940
World Health Organization
Avian flu situation report ... Evans 1323
Private health insurance study ... Klein 240; Taft 239-40
Report on Health Spending in Western Europe (SP313/06: Tabled) ... Clerk, The 735; Evans 735
World Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, Beijing (November 2006)
General remarks ... Graydon 1422
World Masters Games, Edmonton (2005)
General remarks ... Ducharme 1070
Provincial funding for ... Ducharme 1071, 1081
World Theatre Day
General remarks ... Blakeman 645
World Trade Organization
Agricultural subsidies reduction through ... Backs 921-22; Horner 41, 541, 911, 915, 916, 919, 923, 1193; Martin 916-17; Snelgrove 41; Speech from the Throne 2
General Agreement on Trade and Services See General Agreement on Trade and Services (WTO)
General remarks ... Mar 1216
Geneva negotiations on agricultural trade (April 2006) ... Goudreau 1193; Horner 1193
Hong Kong ministerial conference ... Mar 1215
Hong Kong ministerial conference: Travel expenses re ... Mar 1219
Softwood lumber ruling ... Coutts 683; Strang 683
World Transplant Games, Edmonton (2006)
Statement re ... Liepert 1015
World Water Day
Statement re ... Swann 586-87
World Women's Curling Championship, 2006, Grande Prairie
World's longest indoor soccer game
Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
[See also Parks, Provincial; ]
Interpretive centre upgrade ... Chase 1071; Ducharme 1071

 

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