Once you adjust for inflation and population growth, Alberta’s economy barely grew at all between 2008 and 2018.
By 2022/23, the province will have accumulated an estimated $46.6 billion in net debt.
Economic growth has been considerably weaker than expected.
This year, the province's debt will reach a projected $36.6 billion.
Alberta now spends roughly 20 per cent more per person on day-to-day government expenditures than neighbouring B.C.
This year, the Kenney government forecasts an $8.7 billion operating deficit.
Alberta’s portion of the federal debt totals approximately $135 billion.
Next year Alberta is expected to surpass B.C. in per-person debt.