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Supporting Alberta families

Tax credits, programs and support for public services to help families during tough economic times 

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Climate change action

Reducing emissions and reinvesting in the economy – learn how the carbon levy will affect your family

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Diversifying our energy industry

Our plan to diversify our economy while building support for safe, responsible pipeline development 

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Supporting business

Alberta job creators supported by a small business tax cut, new tax credits, job training programs, and more

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Investing in infrastructure

The budget includes enhanced investment in infrastructure such as roads, schools and health facilities  

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Economic outlook

Alberta's economy is affected by factors like the global economy and population growth

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Provincial revenue comes from sources such as taxes, non-renewable resource revenues, federal transfers and investment income

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Controlling costs

Budget 2016 delivers significant cost-savings, while protecting services families count on


First Quarter Report

The Alberta government is continuing to take a cautious approach to its finances as oil prices remain low and the province deals with the cost of wildfires.

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Moving Alberta forward

Budget 2016, The Alberta Jobs Plan: supporting families, creating jobs and diversifying our economy

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Increasing space at UofC

An infrastructure investment will increase space for health and social work programming at the University of Calgary.

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Funding student enrolment

Enrolment growth funding will ensure school authorities receive funding for all eligible K-12 students.

Key infrastructure projects create 8,000 jobs in 2016

Oct 11, 2016

Capital Plan 2016 investments have created jobs and spurred construction activity across the province, bringing new roads, schools and health facilities to Albertans. 

Ring road around Edmonton opens today

Oct 01, 2016

Northeast Anthony Henday Drive is opening today, improving access and supporting economic growth in the Edmonton region and across the province.

More than $50 million in upgrades to Alberta health facilities now complete

Sep 12, 2016

Long-awaited repairs to hospitals, health centres and continuing care facilities are underway, with the province on track to meet its target for infrastructure maintenance projects in 2016.

U of C students, researchers boosted by funding

Sep 09, 2016

Federal and provincial investments will help modernize facilities at the University of Calgary, providing better learning environments for students to train for jobs in a diversified economy. 

U of A students benefit from federal-provincial funds

Sep 08, 2016

The University of Alberta will receive $82.8 million from the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada to improve the quality of facilities and infrastructure for research and innovation.