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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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Revenue

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

News

Second quarter fiscal update

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci provides details of the government’s 2016-17 second quarter fiscal update and economic statement.

Deficit steady, economy shows signs of stability

Alberta’s deficit is forecast to hold steady while a number of indicators point to a stabilization of the province’s economy.

Deficit steady, economy shows signs of stability

Nov 28, 2016

Alberta’s deficit is forecast to hold steady while a number of indicators point to a stabilization of the province’s economy.

Government continues review of public agencies

Nov 09, 2016

The Alberta government is ensuring that public agencies, boards and commissions (ABCs) remain relevant, with legislation that would dissolve three agencies.

Tax credits to boost investment, create jobs

Nov 08, 2016

Bill 30, the Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act, was introduced today to allow government to establish two tax credits that would drive innovation, diversification and job creation.

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.