Alberta Treasury Board News
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
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’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.
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.
President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on federal government funding for business:
Alberta has joined other provinces, the territories and federal government in a program to help small businesses pay rent.
In response to the COVID-19 recession, the Alberta government will allocate almost $2 billion from the 2020 Capital Plan to resurface roads, repair bridges, restore schools and fill potholes, all to get thousands of Albertans back to work.
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.
More relief is on the way for Albertans and Alberta employers.
Government is providing immediate financial assistance to Albertans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
Government brings down deficit and is on track to balance the budget by 2022-23.
Read the speech delivered by Finance Minister Travis Toews to introduce the provincial government's 2020 budget.
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.
Albertans can help identify improvements to Alberta’s automobile insurance system through an online survey available until March 6.
Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will table Budget 2020 on Feb. 27.
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.
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.
Finance Minister Travis Toews issued the following statement on three arbitration decisions involving the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).
Government is hosting telephone town halls to listen to Albertans’ ideas and priorities for Budget 2020.