Monday, March 31, 2008

Welcome Minister Lindsay Blackett

A new cabinet has been appointed by Premier Ed Stelmach, as of March 12th, 2008.

It is AMPA's pleasure to welcome Minister Lindsay Blackett, a part of the Ministry of Culture and Community Spirit (formerly Ministry of Tourism, Recreation and Culture).

Blackett will be leading the province's new initiative, The Spirit of Alberta: Alberta's Cultural Policy which acknowledges the importance of Alberta's unique and vibrant culture and cultural industries, of which magazines are key.

According to the Alberta Culture website, the ministry includes the department and the following entities:
  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts
  • Alberta Historical Resources Foundation
  • Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
  • Government House Foundation
  • Historic Resources Fund
  • Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Education Fund
  • Wild Rose Foundation
Culture and Community Spirit provides a diverse range of programs that support a high quality of life for Albertans, and makes Alberta an attractive tourism destination.

Welcome Lindsay, and AMPA looks forward to working with you to tell Alberta's unique stories.