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A new chapter in the story of Alberta

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:45

Alberta’s 17th Premier, the Honourable Rachel Notley, and her Cabinet, were sworn in on the steps of the Alberta Legislature on May 24.

Budget 2015 supports working families

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:15

Working families will receive $110 million as well as access to programs at three new Parent Link Centres.

Supporting families and communities a budget priority

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:15

Working families will benefit from enhanced and new tax credits, Legal Aid gets more funding, and support is unchanged for many family and community programs and services.

Alberta to fix fiscal foundation

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:35

Alberta’s vision is to have stable and affordable public services by 2025, by saving responsibly, and creating a legacy of advantage and opportunity for future generations. 

Budget 2015 sets a balanced direction for Alberta’s future

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:20

Budget 2015 will invest in the programs and infrastructure Albertans need while holding the line on spending.

Survey says: Albertans understand budget challenge

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:55

Results from government’s online budget survey are now available and show Albertans want a balanced approach to Budget 2015. 

Budget 2015 to be released March 26

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:55

Albertans will learn how government will address the $7 billion fiscal challenge on March 26 with the release of Budget 2015.

Changes shed more light on international travel expenses

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:45

The policy and processes for international travel by the Premier, ministers and MLAs have been updated to more accurately reflect the full costs of these missions.  

Third quarter results show a decline in energy revenue

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 13:00

Alberta is expected to avoid a deficit in 2014-15 with significant financial challenges on the horizon.

Government seeks input on Budget 2015

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00

Albertans can tell government how to address the $7 billion challenge facing Budget 2015. 

Government protects private sector pension plans

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:45

Cabinet has extended a moratorium on solvency for a group of private sector pension plans, protecting the benefits of 158,000 plan members.

Alberta takes action to control spending

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:30

Cost containment measures taken immediately, and new committee lays foundation for Budget 2015.

Premier Prentice establishes Premier’s Advisory Committee on the Alberta Public Service

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:25

Premier Jim Prentice has appointed six Canadian leaders to a new advisory committee focused on achieving public service excellence.

Finance Minister’s meeting with chief economists

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 13:45

President of Treasury Board and Finance Minister Robin Campbell issued the following statement regarding his meeting with chief economists on December 4.

Alberta’s savings plan to be more transparent

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 17:10

New legislation to simplify Alberta’s savings plan demonstrates the Alberta government’s commitment to sound, conservative fiscal principles. 

Alberta focused on fiscal restraint

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 13:00

Despite positive second quarter results, declining oil prices require government to be diligent in fiscal planning.

Surplus rises, borrowing decreases with first quarter results

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

Prudent-decision-making and keeping spending in check means the Government of Alberta is on track to run a surplus in 2014-15 while reducing its planned infrastructure borrowing by almost $3 billion.

Telling Alberta’s story through numbers

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:00

Alberta’s 2014 Official Statistics provide interesting insights into life in Alberta.

Alberta begins implementing Auditor General recommendations

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:30

As part of the commitment to report regularly on the implementation of the Auditor General’s recommendations, the province released a status report of actions taken since the special duty report on August 7.

Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) takes effect September 1

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:00

The Employment Pension Plans Act provides more flexibility to private sector pension plans, improves their long-term stability and encourages the establishment of new plans.