Third quarter fiscal update

Watch the news conference

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci provides details of the government’s 2016-17 third quarter fiscal update and economic statement.

Economic outlook overview

Economic indicators show signs of stabilization or early stages of recovery. The impact of the oil price shock on Alberta’s economy appears to be subsiding.

News: Signs of economic recovery continue, deficit steady

Alberta’s economy is turning a corner and showing early signs of recovery, including higher exports, drilling activity and employment.

Budget 2017

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Budget 2017 consultations

Thank you for participating in the budget consultation. The submission period has now closed. Stay tuned for more information on Budget 2017.

Budget 2016

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Supporting Alberta families

Tax credits, programs and support for public services to help families during tough economic times 

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Climate change action

Reducing emissions and reinvesting in the economy – learn how the carbon levy will affect your family

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Diversifying our energy industry

Our plan to diversify our economy while building support for safe, responsible pipeline development 

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Supporting business

Alberta job creators supported by a small business tax cut, new tax credits, job training programs, and more

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Investing in infrastructure

The budget includes enhanced investment in infrastructure such as roads, schools and health facilities  

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Economic outlook

Alberta's economy is affected by factors like the global economy and population growth

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Provincial revenue comes from sources such as taxes, non-renewable resource revenues, federal transfers and investment income

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Controlling costs

Budget 2016 delivers significant cost-savings, while protecting services families count on


Signs of economic recovery continue, deficit steady

Feb 23, 2017

Alberta’s economy is turning a corner and showing early signs of recovery, including higher exports, drilling activity and employment. 

Camping season kick-off draws record numbers

Feb 16, 2017

Reservations for comfort camping in Alberta parks opened Feb. 13 and set a new record with 847 bookings. 

REVISED: Premier and Finance minister reach out to Albertans about Budget 2017

Jan 30, 2017

NOTE: Monday's telephone town hall meeting will start a half hour later at 7 p.m. 

Red Deer College students gain green tech opportunities

Jan 20, 2017

Infrastructure funding will help Red Deer College students access new training opportunities in the alternative energy sector.

Albertans asked for input into Budget 2017

Jan 09, 2017

Albertans are invited to share their ideas and priorities as government kicks off its 2017 budget consultations.