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Alberta projects $5.5 billion surplus in 2023/24 but luck may soon run out

Every US$1 decline in oil prices reduces government revenues by an estimated $630 million.


3:51PM
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Federal government maintains high levels of spending and abandons fiscal anchor

Projected federal spending from 2024 to 2027 is now $30.7 billion higher than previous forecasts.


1:30PM
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Potential investment manager for an Alberta pension plan—here are the facts

Workers born in 1993 or later can expect a real rate of return of just 2.5 per cent from the CPP.


11:46AM
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New ‘fiscal framework’ won’t solve Alberta’s ongoing problem

From 2008/09 to 2020/21, the province racked up $60 billion in provincial net debt.


8:30AM
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Alberta government should adopt fiscal sustainability analysis and reporting framework
Sound analysis supports the efficient allocation of scarce financial resources.

2:32PM
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Nunavut’s policy perception is hampering mining potential

In terms of policy factors alone, the territory now ranks 55th out of 62 jurisdictions.


3:55PM
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Ford government increases deficit and fails to deliver long-awaited tax reductions

The province's program spending will reach $193.0 billion this year—an increase of $2.3 billion from the budget tabled in March.


12:37PM
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Any reasonable CPP asset split would reduce contribution rates for Albertans
Albertans have paid significantly more into the CPP than its retirees have received in return.

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Nova Scotia government closed schools even after reality of COVID became clear

By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of diagnosed COVID cases.


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