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Review of government agencies focused on improving services, ensuring value for Albertans

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 15:45

A review of Alberta’s agencies, boards and commissions (ABCs) is underway, part of the government’s plan to improve services for Albertans and ensure value for taxpayers. 

Budget 2015 supports jobs and families

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 17:15

Budget 2015 lays the groundwork for a stronger, diversified economy while stabilizing the frontline public services that all Albertans rely on.

Provincial budget to be released October 27

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 13:00

Finance Minister Joe Ceci announced Alberta’s Budget 2015 will be tabled in the Legislature on Tuesday, October 27.

Finance Minister reaching out to Albertans through pre-budget telephone town halls

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 18:00

Finance Minister Joe Ceci is inviting Albertans to share their thoughts and priorities on the upcoming budget through telephone town halls on September 21 and 23.

First quarter report released

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:30

Alberta’s updated first quarter forecast reflects higher-than-anticipated costs for fighting wildfires and drought, as well as the reversal of the previous government’s planned health levy and cuts to healthcare and education.

Minister Ceci seeking input for Budget 2015 and Budget 2016

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:30

Starting Thursday, July 30, Albertans can visit the budget website ( to provide ideas and comments for both Budget 2015 and Budget 2016.

Know the risks before participating in ride sharing services

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:25

Alberta’s Superintendent of Insurance has issued an advisory notice on ride sharing services and the insurance risk they currently pose to Albertans. 

2014-15 annual reports now available online

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 16:00

Released today were the Government of Alberta Annual Report, ministry annual reports and Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Annual Report. 

Legislation introduced to restore fairness to Alberta’s tax system

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 18:30

The government introduced changes to corporate and personal income taxes and is taking action to reverse proposed unfair fees.

A new chapter in the story of Alberta

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:45

Alberta’s 17th Premier, the Honourable Rachel Notley, and her Cabinet, were sworn in on the steps of the Alberta Legislature on May 24.

Budget 2015 supports working families

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:15

Working families will receive $110 million as well as access to programs at three new Parent Link Centres.

Supporting families and communities a budget priority

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:15

Working families will benefit from enhanced and new tax credits, Legal Aid gets more funding, and support is unchanged for many family and community programs and services.

Alberta to fix fiscal foundation

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:35

Alberta’s vision is to have stable and affordable public services by 2025, by saving responsibly, and creating a legacy of advantage and opportunity for future generations. 

Budget 2015 sets a balanced direction for Alberta’s future

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:20

Budget 2015 will invest in the programs and infrastructure Albertans need while holding the line on spending.

Survey says: Albertans understand budget challenge

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:55

Results from government’s online budget survey are now available and show Albertans want a balanced approach to Budget 2015. 

Budget 2015 to be released March 26

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:55

Albertans will learn how government will address the $7 billion fiscal challenge on March 26 with the release of Budget 2015.

Changes shed more light on international travel expenses

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:45

The policy and processes for international travel by the Premier, ministers and MLAs have been updated to more accurately reflect the full costs of these missions.  

Third quarter results show a decline in energy revenue

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 13:00

Alberta is expected to avoid a deficit in 2014-15 with significant financial challenges on the horizon.

Government seeks input on Budget 2015

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00

Albertans can tell government how to address the $7 billion challenge facing Budget 2015. 

Government protects private sector pension plans

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:45

Cabinet has extended a moratorium on solvency for a group of private sector pension plans, protecting the benefits of 158,000 plan members.