equalization policy

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Maritime provinces vulnerable to any future changes to equalization program

In 2019/20, equalization comprised 21 per cent of provincial government revenue in Prince Edward Island.


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Maritime provinces could soon see smaller slice of equalization pie

As a share of the province’s total government revenue, New Brunswick’s equalization payments fell from 23.7 per cent to 19 per cent.


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Atlantic Canadians rely on programs that rely on Albertans

In 2019, equalization represented 15.5 per cent of provincial revenue in Nova Scotia.


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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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It’s time to let equalization shrink

The equalization program will cost nearly $20 billion this year.


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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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Jason Kenney, leadership candidate for Alberta’s United Conservative Party, called for reform to Canada’s equalization program.