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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:

Teachers agreement: Minister Ceci statement

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:00

Joe Ceci, Minister of Finance, made the following statement regarding ratification of an agreement with Alberta’s teachers:

Albertans benefit from program payment changes

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:50

Proposed legislation introduced today would ensure the carbon levy rebate and benefits from two programs do not have to be returned when a family member passes away.

Government to strengthen investor protection

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 17:05

Proposed legislation introduced today would protect investors and recognize the work of the many qualified and hardworking financial advisors in Alberta.  

Teachers and school board representatives reach tentative agreement

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:00

The two parties have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), completing the first step of the updated collective bargaining process.

Public-sector bargaining: Minister Ceci statement

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:00

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, made the following statement regarding public-sector bargaining:

Alberta Child Benefit makes life more affordable for parents

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:45

Parents are encouraged to file their tax returns to access important financial supports.

Lower tax bills make life more affordable for Albertans

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:30

Indexing the personal income tax system will save taxpayers an estimated $55 million in 2016 and a further $70 million in 2017.

More support brewing for Alberta’s liquor industry

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:15

The Alberta government is committing ongoing support for the province’s rapidly expanding brewing and liquor production industry.

Budget 2017 – working to make life better

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 17:15

Budget 2017 is focused on creating good jobs, making life more affordable for Albertans and protecting the programs and services families count on.

Grants for Lloydminster fuel retailers

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:00

Grants to retail fuel dealers will offset the difference between the total carbon levy and fuel tax in Alberta and the fuel tax in Saskatchewan. 

Budget 2017 release date set

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:45

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will table Budget 2017 on March 16.

Government reins in agency CEO pay and benefits

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:00

The Alberta government is cutting salaries and eliminating bonuses for the highest paid top executives of agencies, boards and commissions. 

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