Government of Alberta News

Follow announcements, blog posts and other government news.

Premier Notley and Minister McCuaig-Boyd announce Alberta's new royalty framework

Alberta's Royalty Framework

Alberta's new royalty framework encourages job creation and investment, rewards innovation and increases revenue to Albertans over time.

Live events on YouTube

Meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

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


Feb 5: Government announces renewable energy funding

Feb 1: New Petrochemicals Diversification Program to attract investment, jobs

News releases

Two female students work on a laptop

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.

Group photo of Alberta's new cabinet

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.

Photo of Minister McCuaig-Boyd and Minister Bilous at a podium

Diversifying the economy

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