Keeping Alberta Affordable: Eligible seniors and families with children under 18 can apply for $600 affordability payments. Learn more and apply now
Minister Matt Jones
Matt Jones was sworn in as Minister of Affordability and Utilities on October 24, 2022.
The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Affordability and Utilities outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.
- leads and coordinates government’s ongoing efforts to make everyday life more affordable
- manages and develops policy for the development of the province's utilities sector
- oversees a reliable and affordable electricity system for Albertans
- Feb 22, 2023
Alberta’s natural gas rate is declining while affordability measures continue to help Albertans facing increases to the cost of living.
- Jan 26, 2023
The natural gas rebate and other supports remain in place to help consumers as natural gas rates decline in February.
- Jan 17, 2023Affordability payment portal opens January 18 | Lancement du portail des versements visant à rendre la vie plus abordable le 18 janvier
Beginning January 18 at 9 a.m., eligible Alberta parents and seniors can apply to receive $600 in affordability payments over six months.