alberta finances

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Alberta desperately requires regulatory reform

The Notley government imposed a 100 megatonne cap on greenhouse gas emissions from the oilsands.


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Another Alberta fiscal update, another increase in spending

The Notley government plans to increase spending by $146 million beyond what was budgeted in the spring.


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Ontario’s government spends a billion dollars per month on debt interest payments.


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Alberta program spending this year is forecasted to be approximately 11 per cent higher than in 2015/16.


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Last year, Alberta government program spending was $48.2 billion.

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Alberta ran seven deficits in the past eight fiscal years when oil prices averaged $88 per barrel.


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Per person program spending in Alberta grew by 49 per cent compared to 37 per cent in Texas.