Skip to main content

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith set to give TV address before spring sitting, budget

Share

Premier Danielle Smith is scheduled to give a television address to Albertans on Wednesday evening.

Her office shared the information on social media with a link to the government's website.

It says Smith will provide an update on her government's vision and plan for the province in advance of next week's budget.

The website says the address will be carried live at 6:30 p.m. on CTV, Global and online.

Her United Conservative Party government is set to announce the budget on Feb. 29, the second day of the spring legislature sitting.

Her government is also expected to begin passing laws to make good on her plan to dismantle Alberta Health Services, the centralized body that oversees front-line health delivery in the province.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 20, 2024.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

BUDGET 2024

BUDGET 2024 Feds cutting 5,000 public service jobs, looking to turn underused buildings into housing

Five thousand public service jobs will be cut over the next four years, while underused federal office buildings, Canada Post properties and the National Defence Medical Centre in Ottawa could be turned into new housing units, as the federal government looks to find billions of dollars in savings and boost the country's housing portfolio.

Lululemon unveils first summer kit for Canada's Olympic and Paralympic teams

Lululemon showed off its collection for the Summer Olympics and Paralympics on Tuesday at the Liberty Grand entertainment complex. Athletes sported a variety of selections during a fashion show that featured garments to be worn on the podium, during opening and closing ceremonies, media interviews and daily life on the ground in France.

Stay Connected