Latest news releases
2014-15 annual reports now available online
June 30, 2015
Released today were the Government of Alberta Annual Report, ministry annual reports and Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Annual Report.
The Government of Alberta Annual Report includes an Executive Summary with key fiscal information, the Consolidated Financial Statements and Measuring Up, a report on performance results. More information.
The government introduced changes to corporate and personal income taxes and is taking action to reverse proposed unfair fees. Bill 2, An Act to Restore Fairness in Public Revenue, 2015, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2015, and will increase the corporate income tax rate by two percentage points and introduce a more progressive personal income tax system.
- Read the news release or watch the news conference
- 2015 Personal Income Tax Calculator (June 26, 2015)
- Personal Income Tax Changes - Questions and Answers
- Corporate Tax Change - Questions and Answers
The new government has taken steps to ensure Alberta families have the access to the essential services upon which they rely. Bill 3, Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2015 (No. 2), received Royal Assent on June 29, 2015, and reverses cuts to health care and invests in stable, predictable funding for the vital public services that matter most to Alberta communities.
Latest website updates
Economic Trends - June 2015
June 30, 2015
The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (June 2015), including the “InFocus” section: A Profile of Interprovincial Employees in Alberta. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.
Economic information update
June 26, 2015
Population Report for 1st Quarter of 2015
June 17, 2015
The Alberta Population Report for the 1st Quarter of 2015 has been released and is available on the Demographic Quarterlies page. The Alberta Components of Growth by Quarter Data Tables (from 1971-72 on) file has also been updated.
Labour Market Notes - June 2015
June 5, 2015
Labour Market Notes contains timely analysis of the latest labour market data for Alberta and is released the same day as Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. Click here for Labour Market Notes (June 2015), including the “Labour Insight” section: Signs of a cooling labour market. These documents are available in the Economy & Statistics section.
Economic Trends - May 2015
May 29, 2015
The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (May 2015), including the “InFocus” section: Alberta's performance over the past 10 years. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.