alberta finances

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Alberta’s problems hurt Ontario—here’s how

In 2017, Alberta’s net contribution to the federal government was $21.8 billion and Ontario’s was $16.6 billion.


9:37AM
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Alberta’s election is over—now comes the hard part

Government debt interest costs (per person) are forecasted to reach $655.


8:50AM
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Premier Notley’s ‘clear path’ to budget balance is anything but clear

Alberta is piling up debt at a historically rapid pace.


11:23AM
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Premier Notley, capital follows path of least resistance

Alberta tax changes have hurt the province’s investment attractiveness.


12:24PM
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Alberta desperately requires regulatory reform

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


12:57PM
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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.


9:00AM
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Ontario’s government spends a billion dollars per month on debt interest payments.


11:13AM
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Alberta program spending this year is forecasted to be approximately 11 per cent higher than in 2015/16.