Province Scrapping Job Creation Plan

By The Canadian Press
April 11, 2016 - 4:22pm

The Alberta government is dropping its Job Creation Incentive Plan because the business community didn't like it.

The plan was to create about 27-thousand jobs by offering millions of dollars worth of tax credits to businesses that hire new employees.

Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous (BILL'-uss) says a new plan will be introduced in Thursday's budget that will include 10 million dollars for innovation and job creation in Calgary and Edmonton.

Alberta Chambers of Commerce president Ken Kobly praised the government for listening to the business sector, saying the important thing right now is to get the economy moving.

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