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Minister Ceci seeking input for Budget 2015 and 2016

Minister Joe Ceci announced Bill 2 - June 18, 2015 Albertans are invited to share their thoughts and ideas on how the government can improve quality of life and build our economy.

This feedback, along with that of the business, non-profit and Aboriginal communities, will help inform Alberta's budget moving forward.

Comments can be submitted online until September 14.

Live events on YouTube

During a news conference on June 29, Minister Lori Sigurdson announced Alberta's minimum wage will go up to $11.20 on October 1. This is the first step towards a $15 per hour minimum wage by 2018.


  • July 8, 2015

    Calgary Cancer Centre gets the green light

  • July 7, 2015

    Construction on SW Calgary Ring Road moves forward

  • July 3, 2015

    Provincial wildfire update


  • Fly Fishing in south Castle River

    Safe fish handling

    High water temperatures combined with catch-and-release fishing have increased the risk to fish populations. Anglers are asked to be cautious and practice safe handling techniques.

  • Having a baby

    Top baby names

    Liam and Olivia topped the list of baby names once again in 2014. Parents also got creative with monikers from Aragon to Valkyrie.

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    Open Farm Days

    Alberta's farmers are opening their gates to the public for farm tours and culinary events Aug 22-23.

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