Unlike Texas, Alberta government finances deteriorated due to spending-fuelled budget deficits.
New refineries don’t get built very often in North America anymore.
For as long as equalization has existed (since 1957), Quebec has always received the largest payment.
Closing the income gap with the rest of Canada will require Quebec’s government to work to attract more investment.
The PBO projects in 2042 Alberta will have more debt relative to the size of its economy than Ontario.
The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.
Oil price discount recently reached nearly 60 per cent.
The last provincial budget estimated the government will run deficits until 2023/24.