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Tax relief for tourism industry

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:00

Hotels and other lodging providers can delay paying the tourism levy until Aug. 31 for amounts that become due to government on or after today.

Additional financial support for Albertans and employers

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 16:20

More relief is on the way for Albertans and Alberta employers.

Protecting Alberta’s families and economy

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 18:30

Government is providing immediate financial assistance to Albertans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Legislation implements key budget commitments

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:00

Bill 5, the Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2020, builds on government’s commitment to stay the course and balance the budget by 2022-23.

Budget 2020 – A plan for jobs and the economy

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 17:20

Government brings down deficit and is on track to balance the budget by 2022-23.

Budget 2020 address

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 17:15

Read the speech delivered by Finance Minister Travis Toews to introduce the provincial government's 2020 budget.

Modernizing Alberta’s liquor laws

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 16:55

Bill 2, the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Amendment Act, 2020, removes unnecessary restrictions on liquor sales, promotes responsible drinking in parks, and cuts unnecessary red tape.

Auto insurance reform seeks public input

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 16:30

Albertans can help identify improvements to Alberta’s automobile insurance system through an online survey available until March 6. 

Budget 2020 to be tabled Feb. 27

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:10

Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will table Budget 2020 on Feb. 27.

Collective bargaining: Minister Toews

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 21:30

Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on collective bargaining negotiations between the Public Service Commission and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.

Arbitration award: Minister Toews

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 11:00

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement about the arbitration decision involving the Health Sciences Association of Alberta.

Arbitration awards: Minister Toews

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 19:30

Finance Minister Travis Toews issued the following statement on three arbitration decisions involving the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).

Minister Toews to speak with Albertans

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:10

Government is hosting telephone town halls to listen to Albertans’ ideas and priorities for Budget 2020.

CFIB Golden Scissors Award: Associate Minister Hunter

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 13:20

Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction Grant Hunter issued the following statement regarding the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s Golden Scissors Award:

Alberta recognized for progress on red tape

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:00

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has upgraded Alberta from an F to a B-minus for its work tackling red tape over the last seven months.

Declaration: Red Tape Reduction Awareness Week

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:00

Associate Minister Grant Hunter has declared Jan. 20-24 Red Tape Reduction Awareness Week in Alberta.

Budget 2020 consultations begin

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 15:00

Albertans are invited to share their opinions and suggestions for the upcoming budget.

Arbitration awards: Minister Toews

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 19:45

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement about two arbitration decisions of no wage increases involving the Alberta Teachers Association and the United Nurses of Alberta.

Job creation tax cut: Alberta open for business

Wed, 01/01/2020 - 12:00

Government has reduced Alberta’s corporate tax rate from 11 per cent to 10 per cent as part of the ongoing Job Creation Tax Cut.

Advisory committee to address automobile insurance

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 11:30

The government has appointed an expert advisory committee to lead reform of Alberta’s automobile insurance system.

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