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Alberta's Royalty Framework

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Premier Rachel Notley announced Alberta's new royalty framework, based on recommendations and the report from the Royalty Review Advisory Panel.

The Framework encourages job creation and investment, rewards innovation and increases revenue to Albertans over time.

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Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada and the Premier of Alberta

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Rachel Notley speak with media following their meeting in Edmonton on Feb 3, 2016.

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  • Feb 1, 2016

    New Petrochemicals Diversification Program to attract investment, jobs

  • Jan 29, 2016

    Premier Notley announces Alberta's Royalty Framework

  • Jan 27, 2016

    Minister Phillips statement on new federal review process


  • University students

    Apply for STEP

    Employers can now apply for the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) to receive a wage subsidy for students hired full-time for the summer.

  • Cabinet Group Photo (Feb 2, 2016)

    Cabinet changes

    Six new members were sworn in to Alberta's Cabinet on February 2, better equipping it to implement a robust policy agenda aimed at jobs, economic growth and diversification.

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    Diversifying the economy

    The new Petrochemicals Diversification Program is part of the government's continued action on the economy, helping to create jobs, attract investment and diversify Alberta's economy.

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