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Budget 2021: Economic growth fuels Alberta’s recovery

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:11

Budget 2021 outlines how Alberta’s government is making strategic investments in natural resources and the environment to prepare for economic recovery and create good jobs for thousands of Albertans.

Budget 2021: Preparing for recovery

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:10

Budget 2021 prepares Alberta for a strong economic recovery with investments to diversify the post-pandemic economy.

Budget 2021: Investing in schools and skilled workers

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:09

In Budget 2021, Alberta’s government will continue to provide steady funding for kindergarten to Grade 12 education and will implement performance-based funding for post-secondary institutions.

Budget 2021 Capital Plan: Creating 90,000 new jobs

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:08

Budget 2021’s Capital Plan invests almost $21 billion over three years to boost Alberta’s economy and create 90,000 new jobs.

Alberta Labour Relations Board submission: Minister Toews

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 19:10

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on Government’s response to the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE’s) recent complaint to the Alberta Labour Relations Board.

Alberta gets an A for red tape reduction

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 11:30

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has upgraded Alberta to an A from last year’s B-minus for its red tape reduction efforts.

Bargaining delay: Statement from Minister Toews

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 18:35

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the agreement between nurses and Alberta Health Services to provide additional COVID-related supports and delay bargaining until March 31, 2021:

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:

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