alberta finances

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Alberta budget includes relatively small spending reductions

Alberta saw spending reductions of 20 per cent during the reforms of the 1990s.


10:32AM
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Complacency about Alberta’s debt is a dangerous mistake

Next year Alberta is expected to surpass B.C. in per-person debt.


10:50AM
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Painful decade for Alberta finances finally over

The province closed out the decade with an estimated $36.6 billion in net debt.


9:50AM
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Alberta ready for another ride on the Resource Revenue Roller-coaster

Last year, the province ran a $6.7 billion operating deficit.


1:33PM
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Alberta’s fiscal plan—put the pedal to the metal

To eliminate the deficit, the government’s four-year plan will cut program spending by 1.6 per cent over four years.


8:05AM
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Alberta’s era of fiscal complacency is over

The Kenney government plans to reduce spending by 1.6 per cent over four years.


10:11AM
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The investment exodus from Alberta continues

Alberta’s scores dropped on all survey questions.


2:24PM
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‘Blue Ribbon’ recommendations can help repair Alberta’s finances

Report recommends holding nominal program spending flat until 2022/23.


11:58AM
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Alberta’s government finances require swift reform, reduction in spending

The Blue Ribbon Panel and the Kenney government face a daunting fiscal challenge.