Per-person spending in Alberta last year was 18.5 per cent higher than in next-door B.C.
Alberta spent $2,451 per person more than the average spent by the three largest provinces.
Interest payments on Alberta's government debt jumped from $61 (per person) to $655.
Alberta’s forecasted budget deficit for 2019/20 is $7.9 billion.
Alberta buys yet another ticket to ride the resource rollercoaster.
Bill C-69 will likely make Alberta even less attractive to investment.
The last provincial budget estimated the government will run deficits until 2023/24.
The Notley government increased spending by nearly 13 per cent over is first two full fiscal years in office.