alberta's finances

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Kenney government must control spending to stop Alberta’s fiscal fall

Alberta’s elevated spending levels produced large budget deficits and mounting debt.


1:22PM
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Alberta’s finances—back to the ’90s?

The province expects a $15.5 billion budget deficit next year.


10:58AM
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Alberta key reason for Canada’s pre-COVID fiscal strength

Between fiscal years 2014/15 and 2018/19, Alberta’s net contribution to Confederation was $94.9 billion.


2:25PM
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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.


8:37PM
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Alberta’s net contribution to federal finances soars into the billions

Canada's equalization program cost Alberta taxpayers approximately $3.1 billion in 2017.


12:52PM
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Alberta’s outsized role in Canada matters for all Canadians

Albertans contributed $2.9 billion more to the CPP than they consumed in 2017.


2:11PM
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Canada still relies on its wounded golden goose

Without Alberta’s net contributions, Canada would have racked up upwards of $100 billion more debt since 2014.


2:24PM
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Alberta’s finances still rapidly eroding

By 2022/23, the province will have accumulated an estimated $46.6 billion in net debt.


9:15AM
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Kenney buys another ticket for the resource roller-coaster
From 2014 to 2015, Alberta’s non-renewable resource revenue collapsed from $8.9 billion to $2.8 billion.