alberta government finances

10:22AM
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Kenney government fails to restore Alberta’s income tax advantage

The Trudeau government created a new top tax bracket that raised the top federal rate to 33 per cent.


9:15AM
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Kenney buys another ticket for the resource roller-coaster
From 2014 to 2015, Alberta’s non-renewable resource revenue collapsed from $8.9 billion to $2.8 billion.

12:10AM
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Alberta on track to balance budget—but significant fiscal challenges remain

The province's net debt is expected to grow by $11 billion over the next three years.


8:55AM
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Kenney government faces more hard choices with second budget

Economic growth has been considerably weaker than expected.


11:30AM
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Controlling government-sector salaries key to Kenney’s deficit-reduction plans

This year, the Kenney government forecasts an $8.7 billion operating deficit.


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.


8:57AM
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Kenney government should discard ‘wait and hope’ budget strategy

Government revenues in all provinces—but especially Alberta—are unpredictable.


9:47AM
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To balance the budget, Alberta must ditch it’s big-spending ways

Per-person spending in Alberta last year was 18.5 per cent higher than in next-door B.C.


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.