Alberta Treasury Board News
Alberta’s 17th Premier, the Honourable Rachel Notley, and her Cabinet, were sworn in on the steps of the Alberta Legislature on May 24.
Working families will receive $110 million as well as access to programs at three new Parent Link Centres.
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’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 will invest in the programs and infrastructure Albertans need while holding the line on spending.
Results from government’s online budget survey are now available and show Albertans want a balanced approach to Budget 2015.
Albertans will learn how government will address the $7 billion fiscal challenge on March 26 with the release of Budget 2015.
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.
Alberta is expected to avoid a deficit in 2014-15 with significant financial challenges on the horizon.
Albertans can tell government how to address the $7 billion challenge facing Budget 2015.
Cabinet has extended a moratorium on solvency for a group of private sector pension plans, protecting the benefits of 158,000 plan members.
Cost containment measures taken immediately, and new committee lays foundation for Budget 2015.
Premier Jim Prentice has appointed six Canadian leaders to a new advisory committee focused on achieving public service excellence.
President of Treasury Board and Finance Minister Robin Campbell issued the following statement regarding his meeting with chief economists on December 4.
New legislation to simplify Alberta’s savings plan demonstrates the Alberta government’s commitment to sound, conservative fiscal principles.
Despite positive second quarter results, declining oil prices require government to be diligent in fiscal planning.
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.
Alberta’s 2014 Official Statistics provide interesting insights into life in Alberta.
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.
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.