The government set aside $2.8 billion over three years to cover inflation-fighting programs and payouts
The surplus is another pendulum swing for a province that for decades has been riding the dizzying highs and subterranean lows of oil and gas prices
The government will provide an extra $10,000 per organization
The updated revenue forecast for the province is almost $3 billion higher than the previous quarter
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a meeting Wednesday with a formal commitment to fast-track $700 million in previously committed federal infrastructure money to the struggling province.