Alberta budget

The expansion of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has been discussed for over a decade. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer hospital expansion gets about $6 million in 2021 provincial budget

According to the government’s three-year plan, the project will get $59 million by 2024.

The expansion of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre has been discussed for over a decade. (File photo by Advocate staff)
City Mayor Tara Veer said she has received no advanced notice about any major provincial funding announcements for Red Deer — even though the city has been waiting for a hospital expansion for well over a decade. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer officials haven’t heard any major hospital funding coming in Thursday’s budget

Mayor said no advanced notice was given for any major projects for the city

City Mayor Tara Veer said she has received no advanced notice about any major provincial funding announcements for Red Deer — even though the city has been waiting for a hospital expansion for well over a decade. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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
‘Finer focus on job creation:’ Alberta government files red-ink budget

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

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas bouncing…

  • Feb 27, 2020
‘Finer focus on job creation:’ Alberta government files red-ink budget
Finance Minister Travis Toews will introduce the budget in the legislature on Feb. 27, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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

EDMONTON — It’s budget day in Alberta. And while the United Conservative…

Finance Minister Travis Toews will introduce the budget in the legislature on Feb. 27, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government will cut program…

Alberta to reduce spending by 3 per cent, but no cuts to health, education