Alberta Budget

Alberta To Stick To Budget Plan, Despite Deficit: Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

Notley noted the extra cost is due to the Fort McMurray wildfires last spring.

Oil Prices Brought Alberta's Deficit Up To $6.4 Billion In 2015

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

The economy contracted by 3.7 per cent.

Alberta's Credit Rating Downgraded Again

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Finance Minister Joe Ceci calls the decision "disappointing."

Albertans Will Pay The Price For Notley's Accelerated Spending

Charles Lammam | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Alberta
Charles Lammam

The combination of worsening economic conditions and the government's refusal to change course on spending means Alberta will rack up debt more quickly, with a projected budget deficit of $28.9 billion over the next three years. For context, that's roughly 50 per cent more than currently sits in the Heritage Fund, a "nest egg" that took decades to build.

Alberta's Budget Inspires, Newfoundland's Does Not

Jerry Dias | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Jerry Dias

The NDP government of Rachel Notley is showing the rest of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador in particular, that when tough times hit, we look after each other. Across the country, the Liberal government of Dwight Ball is showing no such compassion, bringing in tax hikes and service cuts that hurt those with the lowest incomes most.

No Sales Tax For Alberta: Finance Minister

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

Economists say a sales tax would help reduce the deficit.

Alberta Introduces $90 Million Tax Credit For Small Tech Companies

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

"These are growing industries in our province."

Alberta Budget Blows Past Spending Safeguard Law

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

The NDP plan to rewrite a law it passed last year.

Alberta Finance Minister Says $10-Billion Deficit Is 'Manageable'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

The deficit is due to a steep drop in oil revenue.

Major Cuts Necessary To Fix Alberta's Debt Spiral: Wildrose

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Interest payments will soon be the largest expense in government."

Alberta Budget To Include Funding For Seniors Housing

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

"There's a significant investment."

Notley Advocates For Pipelines In TV Address

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We must get to 'yes' on a pipeline.''

Alberta PCs Challenge NDP To Cut $4 Billion In Spending

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

They also want the government to establish a debt repayment plan.

Alberta Has Lowest Taxes In Country, Minister Reminds Businesses

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The things we're doing put us on a better fiscal basis going forward.''

Alberta On Track For $10.4-Billion Deficit In Next Budget

CP | Dean Bennett ,The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It's a lot. It's a helluva lot of money."

Alberta Will Aim To Keep Deficit At $6.1 Billion: Finance Minister

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"The goal is still to do what we said we were going to do."

NDP Initiatives May Be Delayed Due To Low Oil Prices

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

This year's current budget forecasts a $6.1-billion deficit.

Alberta's Credit Rating Downgraded To AA+

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

Standard and Poor dropped the province's rating one notch.

Scrapped Project Not Timed To Coincide With Alberta Budget: Shell

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

Shell made the Carmon Creek announcement on Tuesday, the same day Notley was handing down her budget.

Craft Brewers Thrilled With Alberta Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

He says that will keep the markets moving and the beer flowing to thirsty Albertans.

Notley Shuts Door To Any Talk Of PST

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

"That budget nor any other budget in the term of this government will not and does not include a PST."

Alberta Budget Is Mostly Good News: Nenshi, Iveson

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

It's mostly good news, but there are a few concerns.

Here Are The Winners And Losers Of Alberta's New Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's NDP government tabled its first budget Tuesday.

Finance Minister Calls Alberta Spending A 'Shock Absorber'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Ceci said: "I think Albertans will continue to be proud that we are building a province that will take us far beyond this recession and lift us back to the good times we've all enjoyed.''

7 Facts To Take Away From Alberta's New Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's NDP government tabled its first budget Tuesday.