Alberta Treasury Board News
Budget 2018 focuses squarely on extending the benefits of the province’s recovery to all Albertans by continuing to diversify our economy, create jobs and protect the vital public services families depend on.
Alberta’s economy is leading the country with growth in nearly all sectors. In the third-quarter fiscal update, GDP growth is revised up to 4.5 per cent and the deficit dropped by $1.4 billion.
The Alberta government is reducing the liquor markup for small manufacturers of spirits and refreshment beverages in the province, allowing them to grow and diversify their businesses.
After serving as acting CEO of the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission (AGLC) for nine months, Alain Maisonneuve has been appointed to the position for a five-year term.
President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci has issued the following statement regarding one agency’s decision to revise Alberta’s credit rating:
With Alberta’s economic recovery surpassing expectations, government is asking Albertans for their priorities to further control costs and get to a balanced budget.
Proposed amendments to the Conflicts of Interest Act would further protect Albertans’ tax dollars and ensure public agencies are governed transparently.
The Alberta government’s renewed agreement with Horse Racing Alberta supports jobs and is helping ensure the viability of the industry.
Legislation introduced today proposes to dissolve 14 agencies to ensure public agencies, boards and commissions remain relevant and serve Albertans interests.
The Alberta government’s online recruitment process is helping make sure public agencies better reflect the province’s diversity.
Alberta’s economy continued to pick up momentum in the first half of 2017, with gains in jobs, housing, exports and other areas.
President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) panel decision on the Alberta Small Brewers Development program:
The province, Edmonton and Calgary have signed an agreement that brings the three governments together to tackle local issues like housing and transportation planning.
Small Alberta liquor manufacturers will have more opportunities to showcase their products, grow their businesses and connect with consumers, effective Aug. 15.
Government’s commitment to modernize Alberta’s liquor system continues with additional business opportunities for Alberta’s small liquor manufacturers.
It is now easier for licensed venues to offer the type of patio experience customers want, thanks to new policy that includes fewer restrictions on how patios are built.
President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding Alberta’s credit rating:
In a year marked by a massive wildfire, low oil prices and continued economic downturn, government responded by supporting families and jobs.
Alberta’s public agencies are now required to publicly post employment and severance contracts of high-level executives.
President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding one agency’s decision to revise Alberta’s credit rating: