alberta debt

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Alberta’s government debt was unsustainable—before COVID

The Alberta government projects a $24.2 billion budget deficit in 2020/21.


10:13AM
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Alberta should better align government-sector compensation with the private sector

Government workers in Alberta received 9.3 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts.


8:52PM
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Kenney government should learn from past deficit-reduction plans
Alberta will run a projected $20 billion budget deficit this year.

9:11AM
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Kenney government must continue move towards balanced budget
To make matters worse, Alberta recently received its third credit downgrade since December.

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Alberta taxpayers on the hook for growing government debt interest payments

According to the Kenney government, debt interest costs will hit $3 billion by 2022/23.


9:47AM
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Another pipeline setback, another blow to Alberta government finances

Alberta has blown through $75 billion in financial assets since 2007/08.


9:38AM
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Mounting government debt threatens Alberta’s fiscal status among provinces

The province's net government debt will climb to approximately $55 billion this year.


2:11PM
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Canada still relies on its wounded golden goose

Without Alberta’s net contributions, Canada would have racked up upwards of $100 billion more debt since 2014.