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More ways to have your say on Budget 2021

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 13:30

Albertans can help plan the next budget by participating in upcoming telephone town halls.

Fiscal update shows improvement despite challenges

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 17:00

Alberta’s mid-year update shows improvement under responsible fiscal management in the face of the pandemic.

UNA’s request for a seven per cent pay increase: Minister Toews

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 18:20

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the request from the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) for a seven per cent pay increase:

$476 million saved by cutting red tape

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:15

The first annual report on red tape reduction highlights key initiatives that have eased the regulatory burden in Alberta, saving Albertans more than $476 million.

Bill 48: Saving job creators time and money

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:00

Common-sense changes to legislation will cut red tape by making it easier for businesses to operate – saving job creators time and money.

Alberta Public Service negotiations: Minister Toews

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 19:10

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance issued the following statement about the negotiations between the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Alberta Public Service (APS):

Cutting red tape in Alberta’s financial sector

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 16:55

Alberta’s government is growing innovation and competition within the financial sector.

Relief for Alberta drivers

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 16:50

Bill 41, the Insurance (Enhancing Driver Affordability and Care) Amendment Act, introduces actions to address affordability of auto insurance, increase medical benefits and cut red tape.

Alberta Labour Relations Board ruling: Statement from Minister Toews

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 23:10

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the Alberta Labour Relations Board ruling:

Illegal strikes: Statement from Minister Toews

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 13:30

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the illegal strikes:

Advancing Alberta’s Recovery Plan

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:05

Bill 35, the Tax Statutes (Creating Jobs and Driving Innovation) Amendment Act legislates two important components of Alberta’s Recovery Plan – the acceleration of the Job Creation Tax Cut and the Innovation Employment Grant.

Have your say about Budget 2021

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 11:05

Alberta’s government is asking Albertans to help set the direction of the upcoming budget.

Bargaining extension: Statement from Minister Toews

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 19:15

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the agreement between Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) to extend bargaining until March 31, 2021:

Healthcare unions’ bargaining: Statement from Minister Toews

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 18:45

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on United Nurses of Alberta’s rejection of Alberta Health Services’ proposal to delay labour negotiations:

Will the owner of $900,000 please stand up?

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 16:30

Alberta’s ‘shelter for abandoned money’ – officially known as the Unclaimed Property Registry – wants Albertans to search for their lost money. 

COVID-19 and oil price collapse crush province with historic deficit | La COVID-19 et l'effondrement des prix du pétrole écrasent une province historiquement déficitaire

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 12:05

The first quarter report for 2020-21 forecasts Alberta’s deficit at $24.2 billion after the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and oil price crash.

Alberta the top business destination in Canada

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:00

Alberta’s corporate tax rate has dropped to eight per cent, making it by far the lowest rate in Canada and among the most competitive in North America.

Cutting red tape to stimulate the economy

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 16:00

Bill 22, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020, clears the way for businesses to operate more efficiently and freely as we prepare for the reopening of the economy.

Federal funding for large businesses: Minister Toews

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 18:35

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on federal government funding for business:

Rent relief for Alberta’s small businesses

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 16:15

Alberta has joined other provinces, the territories and federal government in a program to help small businesses pay rent.

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