Budget 2018 builds a diversified economy, protects vital public services and sets a path to return to balance – a recovery built to last.
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.
RevenueUpdated government projections of revenue from taxes, non-renewable resources, federal transfers and investment income.
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.
- Mar 22, 2018
Read the speech delivered by Finance Minister Joe Ceci to introduce the provincial government's 2018 budget.
- Mar 22, 2018
Budget 2018 focuses squarely on extending the benefits of the province’s recovery to all Albertans by continuing to diversify our economy, create jobs and protect the vital public services families depend on.
- Feb 28, 2018
Alberta’s economy is leading the country with growth in nearly all sectors. In the third-quarter fiscal update, GDP growth is revised up to 4.5 per cent and the deficit dropped by $1.4 billion.
- Nov 28, 2017
With Alberta’s economic recovery surpassing expectations, government is asking Albertans for their priorities to further control costs and get to a balanced budget.
- Aug 23, 2017
Alberta’s economy continued to pick up momentum in the first half of 2017, with gains in jobs, housing, exports and other areas.