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Technical consultation on private automobile insurance regulations is underway

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:00

The Alberta Government is conducting consultations with industry stakeholders on the private automobile insurance system.

Government stabilized funding for key public services in 2015-16, despite steep drop in oil prices

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 13:00

With the strongest balance sheet in the country, the Alberta government maintained nearly $50 billion in provincially owned net assets, despite the continued economic downturn and declining revenue due to the volatile price of oil.

Government expands sunshine list of publicly funded positions

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 14:00

Remuneration of higher-income earners and board members at public-sector bodies will begin to be posted online.

Government to ensure consistency in executive compensation

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:30

Today the government introduced Bill 19, Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act, to address consistency and fairness in executive compensation levels.

Statement from Minister Joe Ceci on Moody’s credit rating

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:30

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement about Moody’s credit downgrade.

Minister Ceci to boost investor relations

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:00

Finance Minister Joe Ceci will travel to Toronto and New York City to promote the Alberta Jobs Plan to investors and credit rating agencies.

UPDATE: Budget 2016 moves Alberta forward with rebates to help families adjust to the carbon levy

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 14:30

Beginning in January 2017 to coincide with the introduction of an economy-wide price on carbon, low and middle income families and individuals will be eligible for rebates to help them adjust.

Statement from Minister Joe Ceci on DBRS credit rating

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:00

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement about Alberta’s DBRS credit downgrade.

Tax cut to support Alberta’s small businesses

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:00

Cutting the small business tax rate by one third reinforces Alberta businesses’ overall tax advantage compared to other provinces in Canada.

Alberta Jobs Plan supports families, creates jobs, controls costs

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 17:20

Budget 2016 moves Alberta forward

Budget 2016 Speech: The Alberta Jobs Plan

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 17:15

"The Alberta Jobs Plan protects health care, education and the vital public services that Albertans count on."

New Chair and CEO appointed to head Alberta Securities Commission

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 15:00

The Government of Alberta has appointed Stan Magidson as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Securities Commission. Mr. Magidson will provide a wealth of experience and strong leadership to the ASC.

New horse racing agreement supports rural Alberta

Sat, 03/19/2016 - 13:30

A renewed 10-year funding agreement with Horse Racing Alberta will help ensure the viability of Alberta’s horse racing industry and reflects government’s focus on responsibly managing provincial finances during the economic downturn.

Albertans can share their budget ideas with Premier and Finance Minister

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 14:00

Albertans will have the opportunity to share their ideas and priorities about the economy and the upcoming Budget 2016 directly with Premier Rachel Notley and Finance Minister Joe Ceci.

Job creation and economic diversification a priority leading into Budget 2016

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 18:55

Economic diversification, job creation and strong family supports dominated conversation at the Budget 2016 town hall hosted by the Premier and Finance Minister.

Historically low oil prices and declining revenue impacting third quarter results

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 15:30

Alberta faces a significant budget shortfall as oil prices continue to collapse – to the lowest levels in more than a decade – causing a substantial hit to government revenue.

Log on and share your Budget 2016 priorities and ideas

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:05

The Alberta government is providing another opportunity for public input as it prepares Budget 2016.

Alberta remains focused on economic diversification and supporting families

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:00

A report from DBRS reaffirms the significant impact the drop in global commodity prices has had on Albertans and this province.

Statement from Minister Ceci regarding Alberta’s credit rating

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:50

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, issued the following statement in response to Moody’s Investor Services’ decision to re-affirm Alberta’s AAA credit rating but assign Alberta a negative outlook.  

Alberta managing effect of oil shock through balanced approach

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 16:25

Today’s Standard & Poor’s report underlines the strength of Alberta’s fiscal management – and the consequences of the steep current drop in the global price of oil on our economy and finances.