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New governance proposed for pension plans

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 17:10

New legislation would give employees and employers control of their pensions.

Ruling on national securities regulator: Minister Ceci

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 17:35

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision regarding the federal government’s constitutional authority to create a national securities regulator:

New board chair appointed to ATB Financial

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:10

With two decades of financial and governance experience, Joan Hertz has been appointed as the new board chair of ATB Financial, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Public sector bargaining: Minister Ceci

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 16:00

Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board Joe Ceci released the following statement after members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) who work in the Alberta public service ratified a new contract:

Infusing new flavour into bars and restaurants

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 15:15

Albertans now have new options at restaurants, bars and hotels as common-sense changes are made to the province’s liquor regulations.

Alberta prepared for cannabis legalization

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:30

With cannabis set to be legalized across the country in two days, the health and safety of Albertans remains a top priority for the provincial government.

Red Deer rebounding, hosting AUMA convention

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:10

Hundreds of municipal officials are gathering in Red Deer for the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) Convention, giving them a front row seat for central Alberta’s ongoing economic recovery.

Deficit drops, economic recovery on track

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 13:00

Alberta’s 2018-19 deficit is projected to fall by $1 billion as the economy continues to recover.

Relaxed patio rules make a more enjoyable summer

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:15

With summer and Stampede in full swing, revellers across the province are having an easier time finding licensed venues where they can celebrate in the sun, thanks to updated liquor service regulations.

Cowboy culture meets craft beer at Stampede

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:45

For the second year in a row, the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth features a wide variety of Alberta’s finest craft brews.

Deficit down, jobs up in 2017

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:00

Alberta’s economy continued to grow over the last year as jobs returned to the province and government steadily brought down the deficit.

Sling suds earlier in the day during Stampede

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 13:00

It’s never too early to sling and sip suds during the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

Olé, olé, open early: World Cup bar hours extended

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:00

Albertans will be able to kick off the FIFA World Cup Thursday with hours that allow bars to open and serve during games.

Wildfire insurance: Statement from Minister Ceci

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:20

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding Fort McMurray wildfire insurance:

Keeping auto insurance affordable

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:10

The Alberta government is amending the Minor Injury Regulation (MIR) to provide more clarity on which injuries, conditions and symptoms are covered.   

Wildfire insurance claim deadline extended

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:00

Two years after the devastating Wood Buffalo wildfire, government and the insurance industry continue to work together to ensure no resident is left behind.

Cutting excessive post-secondary salaries

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:30

Government is bringing excessive salaries for Alberta’s post-secondary presidents in line with the national average and eliminating perks under a new compensation framework.

Updating legislation to prepare for legal cannabis

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:00

Albertans’ health and safety will be top priority as the province looks to modernize the Gaming and Liquor Act before cannabis is legalized by the federal government.

Increasing accountability in public agencies

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:10

New standards for Alberta’s agencies, boards and commissions will ensure that members are acting in the best interest of Albertans and will continue the work already done to clean up waste, increase diversity and deliver greater accountability. 

Budget 2018 speech

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:15

Read the speech delivered by Finance Minister Joe Ceci to introduce the provincial government's 2018 budget.