The fiscal capacity gap between “have” and "have-not" provinces has shrunk from 27 per cent to 6 per cent.
June 18, 2020 10:12AM
February 3, 2020 11:22AM
The legislative resolution, not the referendum, will trigger the duty to negotiate.
January 28, 2020 1:00AM
October 31, 2019 1:00AM
December 20, 2018 10:02AM
Alberta ran a $3.1 billion deficit in 2012/13—when oil prices were over US$80 per barrel.
December 19, 2018 11:45AM
Quebec slammed the door on the resurrection of the Energy East pipeline.
July 20, 2018 3:54PM
The two biggest automatic stabilizers from Ottawa are income taxes and employment insurance payments.
June 26, 2018 7:25AM
Successive governments have increased spending faster than the rate of economic growth or inflation-plus-population.
June 21, 2018 10:19AM
Equalization makes for a handy scapegoat, but successive Alberta governments have no one to blame but themselves for the province’s fiscal problems.
October 5, 2017 11:37AM
Jason Kenney, leadership candidate for Alberta’s United Conservative Party, called for reform to Canada’s equalization program.