alberta government finances

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At current commodity prices, Alberta could (and should) fully fund a rainy-day account

According to recent forecasts, the province's resource revenue will likely be higher than forecast in Budget 2022.


9:23AM
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Alberta’s economy is already diversified—but government finances are not

Without the recent resource revenue windfall, the province would still face a large deficit this year.


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Alberta faces future of declining resource revenues and aging population

By 2043, Albertans aged 65 or older will account for a projected 19 per cent of the province's population.


8:57AM
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Kenney government’s upcoming budget should avoid past mistakes

Alberta's government finances deteriorated by roughly $97 billion over 15 years.


9:26AM
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Aging population will put more pressure on Alberta’s provincial finances

According to projections, seniors will account for 18.8 per cent of Alberta's population by 2040.


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Don’t be fooled by positive short-term news in Alberta fiscal update

Provincial government net debt is projected to reach $73.9 billion—or roughly $16,071 per Albertan. 


1:39PM
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Outflow of Albertans should set off alarm bells

Unlike Texas, Alberta government finances deteriorated due to spending-fuelled budget deficits.