alberta finances

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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.


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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.


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The investment exodus from Alberta continues

Alberta’s scores dropped on all survey questions.


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‘Blue Ribbon’ recommendations can help repair Alberta’s finances

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


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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.


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Alberta’s blue-ribbon panel should recommend spending reform

Interest payments on Alberta's government debt jumped from $61 (per person) to $655.


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Alberta’s economic health remains a matter of national importance

The federal deficit was approximately $19 billion in both 2016/17 and 2017/18.


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Alberta’s smaller than anticipated deficit shouldn’t lead to complacency

The province's debt interest costs were more than $400 per person in 2018/19.