Alberta budget

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney fist bumps an MLA after Finance Minister Travis Toews delivered the 2022 budget in Edmonton on Thursday February 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Experts question Alberta budget claims of diversifying away from oil and gas revenues

FInance Minister Travis Toews said diversification is underway

 

Alberta finance minister Travis Toews and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney Lieutenant Governor chat during the speech from the throne in Edmonton Alta, on Tuesday February 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Credible but cautious’: Alberta budget out of red; forecasts rosy economic future

Finance Minister Travis Toews says Alberta will lead the nation in economic growth.

 

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews speaks about the upcoming budget in Edmonton on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Toews says the goal in 2021 is to get vaccines out and put the COVID-19 pandemic in the rear-view mirror, thenwork to fix Alberta’s battered economy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

2021: Alberta eyes post-COVID economic rebound but faces big budget questions

Toews said the plan is to get Alberta out of the financial ditch in February with the budget

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney delivers his address to the Alberta United Conservative Party annual general meeting in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Albertans will get a look at the province’s biggest deficit in history when the government releases its fiscal and economic update today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Low energy prices, COVID crisis leave Alberta with $24.2B deficit

Unemployment rate, now about 12%, is expected to remain at near double-digit levels well into next year

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney delivers his address to the Alberta United Conservative Party annual general meeting in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Albertans will get a look at the province’s biggest deficit in history when the government releases its fiscal and economic update today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley
Finance Minister Travis Toews, left, delivers the provincial budget as Alberta Premier Jason Kenney looks on, in Edmonton, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Winners and losers in Alberta’s 2020 budget

UCP government has tabled a new 20-per-cent tax on vaping devices and liquids

Finance Minister Travis Toews, left, delivers the provincial budget as Alberta Premier Jason Kenney looks on, in Edmonton, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Finance Minister Travis Toews leaves after speaking about the upcoming budget, in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Finer focus on job creation:’ Alberta government files red-ink budget

Projected deficit of $6.8 billion on revenues of $50 billion

Finance Minister Travis Toews leaves after speaking about the upcoming budget, in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Finance Minister Travis Toews leaves after speaking about the upcoming budget, in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Budget day: Alberta government planning to balance books, boost employment

It’s the second budget by Premier Jason Kenney’s UCP government

Finance Minister Travis Toews leaves after speaking about the upcoming budget, in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson