alberta government debt

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Painful decade for Alberta finances finally over

The province closed out the decade with an estimated $36.6 billion in net debt.


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Spending reductions in the 1990s dwarf Kenney’s budget plans

Premier Ralph Klein’s government reduced program spending by 21.6 per cent over three years.


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Per person cost of servicing Alberta debt increasing by roughly $100 per year

Alberta’s days of having unusually low debt servicing costs are coming to an end.


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Ontario’s government spends a billion dollars per month on debt interest payments.


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Alberta has seen a run-up of projected net debt totalling about $10,000 per Albertan by 2019/20—up from essentially zero in 2015/16.