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Protecting our LGBT Youth

Posted on September 28, 2017

In times like these, it is now more than ever important to clearly state that we stand with the LGBT community. LGBT Albertans have been in the cross hairs of the official opposition for a while now and…

Alberta Sikh Heritage Month

Posted on April 11, 2017

It was an honour to celebrate the recognition of Sikh Heritage in the Province of Alberta with the Sikh Community, my colleagues and Premier Notley.  I had the opportunity to meet a diverse range of…

Sikh Community Leaders

LifeStyle Options Retirement Community

Posted on March 31, 2017

Visiting the seniors is on of the best parts of my job because I get to sit down with friends and neighbours over a hot cup of coffee and warm doughnut. We had some great conversations about the new budget,…

MLA Richard Feehan listening to constituents.

SWESA (South West Edmonton Seniors Association)

Posted on March 29, 2017

One organization that is dear to my heart is SWESA. As a member of the organization, I know how important and effective this organization is. Bringing together Albertans and fostering friendship between…

Introductions at the Legislature

Posted on March 22, 2017

One of the great parts of my job is introducing constituents, NGO's, and every day Albertans from my riding of Edmonton-Rutherford at the Alberta Legislature. It's an amazing opportunity to visit our…

Year-end wrap up.

Posted on December 19, 2016

On behalf of myself and all my New Democrat colleagues in the Alberta Legislature, I want to wish a happy and hopeful holiday season to you and your family. It has been a very busy and productive fall…

Children in Care

Posted on November 21, 2016

Thank you, Madam Speaker. I stand today to support the many calls from both sides of the floor to take this situation as an emergency and to respond to it with all of our integrity, with all of our heart,…

Remembrance Day

Posted on November 11, 2016

Once again, i had the privilege to present wreaths to both High Schools in my Riding of Edmonton Rutherford; Harry Ainlay and Louis St. Laurent. I spoke to the students at both schools and highlighted…

Read-In Week

Posted on October 6, 2016

Today was a great day for me. As a former educator and avid reader, i know the importance that reading has in early development and the enrichment of life. Today i had the privilege to pass along this…

Community BBQ

Posted on September 13, 2016

It was great to see so many familiar faces and new friends show up to our community BBQ on September 1, 2016 at Greenfield Community League. It really was a statement to the community minded spirit we…

Visiting Communities, an Important Part of What I Do

Posted on August 12, 2016

When I became Alberta’s Minister of Indigenous Relations in February, I set an ambitious target: I would visit every First Nation and Metis Settlement in Alberta in my first year. “It’s unrealistic,”…

Minister Richard Feehan visiting Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre, standing in front of display sign.

Why Minimum Wage is Vital

Posted on July 26, 2016

As a social worker, I have seen good, honest, hardworking people slip through the cracks and suffer through no fault of their own. That's why I strongly support the gradual increase to minimum wage over…

apron being tied

CIP Grants

Posted on May 11, 2016

CIP Grants allow for community organizations and individuals who are seeking to accomplish. The Community Initiatives Program (CIP) funds initiatives that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta.…

Art Initiative

Posted on May 11, 2016

At my constituency office of Edmonton-Rutherford I am proud to be supporting local artists. We are accepting local artists donations and in some cases purchases of local artwork to display here in the…

Christina Torbey standing next to her painting in Edmonton-Rutherford Constituency office.

Fort McMurray Fires

Posted on May 5, 2016

Public safety remains the key priority as the wildfire in Fort McMurray continues to burn. Provincial fire crews continue their efforts to reduce the threat to property and infrastructure. The road ahead…

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Posted on April 30, 2016

This weekend I had the opportunity to talk about healthy choices and lifestyles for Alberta's youth in partnership with the YMCA William Lutsky. It was a great chance to discuss basic notions like exercise,…

Microgeneration

Posted on April 6, 2016

Micro-generation is the production of heat or electricity, on a very small scale, typically for domestic use, using environmentally friendly methods such as solar panels, small-scale hydro, wind, biomass,…