Latest news releases and bulletins
Share your Budget 2016 priorities and ideas (posted February 4, 2016)
The Government of Alberta wants to hear Albertans’ thoughts, priorities and ideas as it responds to the province’s evolving fiscal situation. The online submission page will be available until March 4.
Statement from Minister Ceci regarding Alberta’s credit rating
January 18, 2016
Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, issued a statement in response to Moody’s Investor Services’ decision to re-affirm Alberta’s AAA credit rating but assign Alberta a negative outlook. Read the Minister's Statement or listen to an audio clip.
Alberta managing effect of oil shock through balanced approach
December 18, 2015
Today’s Standard & Poor’s report underlines the strength of Alberta’s fiscal management – and the consequences of the steep current drop in the global price of oil on our economy and finances. Read the news release.
Review of government agencies focused on improving services, ensuring value for Albertans
November 5, 2015
A review of Alberta’s agencies, boards and commissions (ABCs) is underway, part of the government’s plan to improve services for Albertans and ensure value for taxpayers. Read the news release and the review timeline of agencies, boards and commissions.
Budget 2015 supports jobs and families
October 27, 2015
Budget 2015 lays the groundwork for a stronger, diversified economy while stabilizing the frontline public services that all Albertans rely on. Read the news release, visit budget.alberta.ca for more information, or view the detailed budget documents.
2015-16 First Quarter Report released
August 31, 2015
Alberta's updated first quarter forecast reflects higher-than-anticipated costs for fighting wildfires and drought, as well as the reversal of the previous government’s planned health levy and cuts to healthcare and education. More information.
Latest website updates
Economic information update
February 5, 2016
Labour Market Notes - February 2016
February 5, 2016
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 (February 2016), including the “Labour Insight” section: The 2015 Labour Market: A market in transition. These documents are available in the Economy & Statistics section.
Economic Trends - January 2016
February 4, 2016
The monthly Economic Trends publication contains timely analysis of current trends in Alberta’s economy. Click here for Economic Trends (January 2016), including the “InFocus” section: 2015: Year in Review. These documents are available in Economy & Statistics.
Superintendent of Insurance Bulletin 02-2016 - Automobile Insurance Endorsement Revisions
February 3, 2016
Superintendent of Insurance Bulletin 02-2016, Automobile Insurance Endorsement Revisions, has been added to the Bulletins and Notices page.
Tax and Revenue Administration - new Corporate Tax Information Circular and Special Notice - February 3, 2015
- Information Circular CT-24 - Qualifying Environmental Trusts
- Special Notice Vol. 5 No. 44, Bill 4 - Corporate Tax Amendments
Tax and Revenue Administration - New Fuel Tax Special Notice and updated Publications - February 2, 2016
- Special Notice Vol. 1 No. 38, Bill 4 - Fuel Tax Amendments
- View the list of updated Fuel Tax publications.