alberta government debt

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Between 2015/16 and 2017/18, program spending in Alberta is projected to increase by roughly 11 per cent.

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Over three budgets, provincial program spending in Alberta was reduced by 21.6 per cent.


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Alberta’s recent speech from the throne laid out the Notley government’s vision for the upcoming legislative session.

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The provincial government introduced numerous tax increases, essentially ending Alberta’s tax advantage relative to key competing jurisdictions.


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On Tuesday, the Alberta government will release a budget with a projected deficit of at least $5.9 billion this year, the seventh deficit in eight years. And just the other day, the government announced the budget won’t be balanced until 2019/20.


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Rachel Notley’s New Democratic government faces severe fiscal challenges it did not create, but it has an opportunity to solve them. Will her NDP government clean up the fiscal mess left behind by its Progressive Conservative predecessor?