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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.

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: