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Supports effective strategic planning and coordinated policy development across government, and the promotion of a vibrant and innovative public service. The ministry ensures outcomes are achieved by supporting strategic planning, coordinated policy development and informed decision-making for the Government of Alberta.
Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.
Since 2019, Alberta has removed more than 80% of its Canada Free Trade Agreement exceptions and now has the lowest number in Canada. Premier Kenney calls on other Canadian jurisdictions to follow suit to create a more open and competitive marketplace.
Ottawa Mission – December 2019
Premier Kenney met with Prime Minister Trudeau and other federal representatives in Ottawa to advocate for a fair deal for Alberta. The Alberta delegation raised priority issues such as Bills C-69 and C-48, and the completion of the TMX pipeline.
Western Premiers’ Conference
Alberta hosted the 2019 Western Premiers’ Conference and focused on building a strong economy that works for western and northern Canadians. Western Premiers discussed vital interests such as market access, internal trade, and climate change.