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Premier Prentice establishes Premier’s Advisory Committee on the Alberta Public Service

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:25

Premier Jim Prentice has appointed six Canadian leaders to a new advisory committee focused on achieving public service excellence.

Finance Minister’s meeting with chief economists

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 13:45

President of Treasury Board and Finance Minister Robin Campbell issued the following statement regarding his meeting with chief economists on December 4.

Alberta’s savings plan to be more transparent

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 17:10

New legislation to simplify Alberta’s savings plan demonstrates the Alberta government’s commitment to sound, conservative fiscal principles. 

Alberta focused on fiscal restraint

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 13:00

Despite positive second quarter results, declining oil prices require government to be diligent in fiscal planning.

Surplus rises, borrowing decreases with first quarter results

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

Prudent-decision-making and keeping spending in check means the Government of Alberta is on track to run a surplus in 2014-15 while reducing its planned infrastructure borrowing by almost $3 billion.

Telling Alberta’s story through numbers

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:00

Alberta’s 2014 Official Statistics provide interesting insights into life in Alberta.

Alberta begins implementing Auditor General recommendations

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:30

As part of the commitment to report regularly on the implementation of the Auditor General’s recommendations, the province released a status report of actions taken since the special duty report on August 7.

Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) takes effect September 1

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:00

The Employment Pension Plans Act provides more flexibility to private sector pension plans, improves their long-term stability and encourages the establishment of new plans. 

Statement from Minister Horner – National Common Securities Regulator

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:20

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Doug Horner issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have agreed to the join the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System proposed by Ottawa. 

Responsible spending and booming economy deliver strong balance sheet

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 13:00

The Government of Alberta ended its fiscal year on a positive note with a strong balance sheet after months of uncertainty from volatile oil prices and the June 2013 flooding in southern Alberta. 

Record income for Alberta’s Heritage Fund

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:30

Strong equity markets helped push the Heritage Fund to an all-time earnings record of $2.1 billion in 2013-14.