Premier Jason Kenney Announces Panel to Review Alberta's Finances

Premier Jason Kenney introducing the Blue Ribbon Panel on Alberta's Finances

The non-partisan panel will come up with recommendations to balance the budget and to start paying down the debt.

Premier Jason Kenney announcing the formation of a Blue Ribbon Panel on Alberta's Finances.
 
The non-partisan team is tasked with recommending a path to a balanced budget, without raising taxes, by the year 2022-2023. Kenney says they'll also propose a realistic plan to start paying down the debt.
 
Panel Chair, Dr. Janice MacKinnon, is a Canadian Historian and was Saskatchewan Finance Minister under NDP Premier Roy Romanow in the 1990's.
 
The panel is expected to report back to government this summer as the UCP's first budget will be presented this fall.
 
Dr. Janice MacKinnon
 

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