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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.

$2 billion investment in job creation

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 13:30

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.  

Tax relief for tourism industry

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:00

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.

Additional financial support for Albertans and employers

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 16:20

More relief is on the way for Albertans and Alberta employers.

Protecting Alberta’s families and economy

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 18:30

Government is providing immediate financial assistance to Albertans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Legislation implements key budget commitments

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:00

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.

Budget 2020 – A plan for jobs and the economy

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 17:20

Government brings down deficit and is on track to balance the budget by 2022-23.

Budget 2020 address

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 17:15

Read the speech delivered by Finance Minister Travis Toews to introduce the provincial government's 2020 budget.

Modernizing Alberta’s liquor laws

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 16:55

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.

Auto insurance reform seeks public input

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 16:30

Albertans can help identify improvements to Alberta’s automobile insurance system through an online survey available until March 6. 

Budget 2020 to be tabled Feb. 27

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:10

Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will table Budget 2020 on Feb. 27.

Collective bargaining: Minister Toews

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 21:30

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.

Arbitration award: Minister Toews

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 11:00

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.

Arbitration awards: Minister Toews

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 19:30

Finance Minister Travis Toews issued the following statement on three arbitration decisions involving the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).