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Budget 2018 – A recovery built to last

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:15

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.

Economic growth exceeds expectations; deficit drops

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 15:30

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.

Benefit adds spirit to Alberta’s liquor sector

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:45

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.

New CEO for Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:15

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.

Alberta’s credit rating: Minister Ceci statement

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 08:45

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:

Alberta’s economy is looking up

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 13:30

With Alberta’s economic recovery surpassing expectations, government is asking Albertans for their priorities to further control costs and get to a balanced budget.

Bill would increase public agency accountability

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 17:00

Proposed amendments to the Conflicts of Interest Act would further protect Albertans’ tax dollars and ensure public agencies are governed transparently.

Agreement gets thoroughbred racing back on track

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 15:30

The Alberta government’s renewed agreement with Horse Racing Alberta supports jobs and is helping ensure the viability of the industry.

Improving public agency efficiency and governance

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 17:00

Legislation introduced today proposes to dissolve 14 agencies to ensure public agencies, boards and commissions remain relevant and serve Albertans interests.

New board members reflect diversity of Alberta

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:00

The Alberta government’s online recruitment process is helping make sure public agencies better reflect the province’s diversity.

Economic recovery underway, deficit steady

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 15:30

Alberta’s economy continued to pick up momentum in the first half of 2017, with gains in jobs, housing, exports and other areas.

Province appeals AIT panel decision on breweries

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:00

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:

Charters strengthen partnership with two big cities

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:30

The province, Edmonton and Calgary have signed an agreement that brings the three governments together to tackle local issues like housing and transportation planning. 

Less red tape means more ways to enjoy craft liquor

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:30

Small Alberta liquor manufacturers will have more opportunities to showcase their products, grow their businesses and connect with consumers, effective Aug. 15.

Craft beers, spirits coming to farmers’ markets

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:30

Government’s commitment to modernize Alberta’s liquor system continues with additional business opportunities for Alberta’s small liquor manufacturers. 

Patio season heats up with fewer rules

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 13:30

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.

Credit rating: Statement from Minister Joe Ceci

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 11:00

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding Alberta’s credit rating:

Annual report: navigating a challenging year

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:00

In a year marked by a massive wildfire, low oil prices and continued economic downturn, government responded by supporting families and jobs.

More transparency for public agency sunshine list

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:15

Alberta’s public agencies are now required to publicly post employment and severance contracts of high-level executives.

Credit rating: Statement from Minister Joe Ceci

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:30

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:

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