Alberta Treasury Board News

Subscribe to Alberta Treasury Board News feed Alberta Treasury Board News
News and information about the government of Alberta. Includes news releases, news stories, and sign-up for an e-mail index of news releases.
Updated: 18 hours 38 min ago

Business community responds with Bill 4 support

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 19:30

Business leaders have expressed overwhelming support for the proposed Red Tape Reduction Act.

Cutting red tape for good

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 19:15

With actions to cut red tape already in progress, the proposed Red Tape Reduction Act would make Alberta one of the freest and fastest-moving economies in the world.

Job creation bill gets Albertans back to work

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 17:30

Finance Minister Travis Toews has tabled legislation keeping a promise to reduce Alberta’s corporate tax rate by a third over the next four years.

Carbon tax repeal helps Albertans get back to work

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:00

Government has introduced Bill 1, An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, fulfilling a promise to Albertans that creates jobs and puts money back into the pockets of families, businesses and non-profits.

Job Creation Tax Cut will kick-start economy

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 14:05

The Job Creation Tax Cut is the centrepiece of the United Conservative Job Creation Strategy to reignite our economy, create jobs and get Alberta back to work.

Blue Ribbon Panel to assess Alberta’s finances

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 13:45

The Alberta government has appointed an independent panel of experts as a key first step in getting the province’s budget back to balance.

Deficit down, path to balance on track

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 13:30

Alberta’s deficit will drop below budget forecasts for the second year in a row as the province stays on track to balance in 2023-24 with the country’s strongest balance sheet.

Minister Ceci to host budget talks with Albertans

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 16:15

Please join Finance Minister Joe Ceci as he hosts telephone town halls to listen to the feedback and fiscal priorities of Albertans. 

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.