alberta deficit

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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.


8:34AM
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New Alberta premier should save surplus and resurrect rainy-day fund

The province went from spending $61 per person on provincial debt interest to roughly $562.


8:28AM
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Resource revenue drove Alberta’s huge fiscal turnaround in 2021-22

Alberta’s fiscal improvement is good news, but without significant policy changes, it will only last so long as commodity prices stay high.


9:13AM
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Economic freedom key to recovery in Alberta

According to forecasts, the province's net financial debt will eclipse $69 billion this fiscal year.


1:31PM
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Despite smaller projected budget deficit, Albertans can’t afford to discount province’s fiscal challenges

A boost in projected revenues this year have reduced the expected deficit for 2021/22, but this will only provide a small amount of relief.


8:58AM
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Report paints bleak picture of Alberta’s fiscal future

The province's per-person spending is significantly higher than in Ontario, B.C. and Quebec.


10:21AM
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Alberta needs robust fiscal rules that survive tough times

By making fiscal rules constitutional in nature, governments can protect them from being ignored.


8:26AM
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Alberta celebrates ‘Balanced Budget Tax Freedom Day’ later than any other province

This year's combined projected federal and provincial government deficits total $234 billion.


2:28PM
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Despite Alberta pleas, Trudeau government maintains ‘stabilization’ status quo

The program offset just 3.5 per cent of Alberta’s year-over-year revenue loss.