Governments in Alberta have a long history of increasing provincial spending during periods of high resource revenue, which inevitably leads to deficits once resource revenues decline.
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According to forecasts, federal spending will be $89.2 billion higher than previously projected for 2022/23 and $80.7 billion higher in 2023/24.
The government plans to increase spending by 8.6 per cent.
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are among the lowest-scoring provinces on both assessments.
At every opportunity, the government has spent unexpected revenue windfalls.
Ontario is roughly three times larger than both B.C. and Alberta.
Outpatient pharmaceuticals in Belgium are usually partially reimbursed through a third-party payer scheme.
Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.
When governments closed schools and disrupted learning, many families rediscovered the important contributions schools make to modern society.
For the 2020 to 2022 period, the average annual GDP growth rate was highest in B.C. at more than 2 per cent.
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