Economic recovery in Alberta is crucial not just for Albertans, but for Canada’s public finances.
Government Spending & Taxes
The Trudeau government has increased the incentive for tax planning.
Government workers in Alberta are away from their jobs for personal reasons 73 per cent more days per year than private sector workers.
Conditional grants give the federal government greater sway over projects across Canada.
Ontario has seen its share of total provincial net debt rise to 51 per cent.
The province's projected $10.3 billion deficit for 2017/18 could be much higher.
The NDP-Green tax changes, if fully implemented, will increase the tax burden for the average British Columbian family by $594.
Tobacco taxes and LCBO revenues have grown robustly.
Economic productivity remains low, which translates into lower wage and income growth for Ontarians.
Albertans wait 22.9 weeks for treatment—five weeks longer than 15 years ago.