CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 15, 2017) - On Thursday, Mar. 16, the Fraser Institute will comment on the Alberta provincial budget.

Charles Lammam, the director of fiscal studies at the Fraser Institute, will be in the lock-up in Edmonton and will be available to comment.

A news release will be issued following the budget being tabled in the legislature via Marketwired on Thursday, Mar. 16.

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Contact Information:

Charles Lammam
Director, Fiscal Studies (in Edmonton)
Fraser Institute

Ben Eisen
Director, Alberta Prosperity Initiative
Fraser Institute

To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:

Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
604-688-0221 ext. 589