Budget 2018 builds a diversified economy, protects vital public services and sets a path to return to balance – a recovery built to last.
Budget 2018: A recovery built to lastExtending the recovery to all Albertans by diversifying our economy, creating jobs and protecting services families depend on.
Diversifying the economyFighting for market access, adding value to our energy products and supporting new and developing industries.
Protecting vital public servicesMaking sure loved ones get the care they need, young people get the best education possible and no one is left behind.
Returning to balanceInvesting tax dollars where they are needed most, eliminating waste and controlling spending to return to balance by 2023-24.
Economic outlookUpdated forecast and analysis of various economic indicators that show signs of how Alberta's economy is performing.
RevenueProjected government revenue from taxes, non-renewable resources, federal transfers, investment income and other sources.
Budget documentsDetailed Alberta government budget documents, quarterly updates and economic statements, organized by fiscal year.
Budget speechRead the speech delivered by Finance Minister Joe Ceci to introduce the provincial government's 2018 budget.
Budget processThe budget explains the government's financial plans for the year, and is debated and passed in the legislature.
Budget consultationsAlbertans provided their feedback to help shape and inform the provincial budget.
Details of the government's 2018-19 first quarter fiscal update and revised economic and revenue projections (August 31, 2018):
- Economic outlook
- First quarter fiscal update and economic statement (PDF, 612 KB)
- Previous budget documents and quarterly updates
- Sep 11, 2018
Alberta is investing in excellence in veterinary medicine to help expand the University of Calgary’s veterinary medicine program.
- Aug 31, 2018
Alberta’s 2018-19 deficit is projected to fall by $1 billion as the economy continues to recover.
- Jul 10, 2018
The third intake of the Capital Investment Tax Credit will support more than 1,350 jobs, with 21 Alberta businesses investing billions of dollars to build or upgrade their facilities.
- Jun 28, 2018
Alberta’s economy continued to grow over the last year as jobs returned to the province and government steadily brought down the deficit.
- Jun 04, 2018
Camping and outdoors recreation are resuming at Gregoire Lake Provincial Park following two years of extensive repairs, rebuilding and redevelopment.