equalization

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Equalization is broken and needs fixing now

The fiscal capacity gap between “have” and "have-not" provinces has shrunk from 27 per cent to 6 per cent.


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Alberta can force the provinces to renegotiate equalization—here’s how

The legislative resolution, not the referendum, will trigger the duty to negotiate.


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Equalization—separating fact from fiction

Alberta ran a $3.1 billion deficit in 2012/13—when oil prices were over US$80 per barrel.


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Notley's late (and little) holiday gift for Alberta

Quebec slammed the door on the resurrection of the Energy East pipeline.


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The two biggest automatic stabilizers from Ottawa are income taxes and employment insurance payments.


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Equalization is not to blame—Alberta is

Successive governments have increased spending faster than the rate of economic growth or inflation-plus-population.