Alberta Finance Minister Provides Fiscal Update – November 24, 2020

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Alberta Finance Minister Provides Fiscal Update – November 24, 2020

In Edmonton, Travis Toews, Alberta’s minister of finance and president of the Treasury Board, provides a mid-year fiscal update outlining the province’s finances and the economic impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic and low oil prices. The government is projecting a $21.3- billion deficit for the 2020–21 fiscal year, which is $2.8 billion lower than reported in the last quarter update. (no interpretation)