alberta government finances

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Kenney government should discard ‘wait and hope’ budget strategy

Government revenues in all provinces—but especially Alberta—are unpredictable.


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To balance the budget, Alberta must ditch it’s big-spending ways

Per-person spending in Alberta last year was 18.5 per cent higher than in next-door B.C.


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Another Alberta fiscal update, another increase in spending

The Notley government plans to increase spending by $146 million beyond what was budgeted in the spring.


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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.


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Economic recovery in Alberta is crucial not just for Albertans, but for Canada’s public finances.


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Over 10 years, approximately 270,000 more people moved to Alberta from the rest of the country than moved from Alberta to somewhere else in Canada.