Importers of large quantities of chicken, cheese and butter are compelled to pay taxes exceeding 200 per cent.
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Governments can find themselves at a new baseline spending level far in excess of revenues.
Alberta’s per-person government debt has eclipsed $10,000 this year.
Chronic deficits through good times and bad have led to a roughly $70 billion erosion of the province’s financial assets.
For now, the new wage subsidy program will cost $71 billion.
Businesses large and small face disproportionate property tax rates for the foreseeable future.
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Once you adjust for inflation and population growth, Alberta’s economy barely grew at all between 2008 and 2018.
Default risk and exchange-rate risk increase for foreign lenders as they increase their holdings of any government’s debt.