Last year’s estimated average wait between referral to treatment in Alberta was 22.9 weeks.
alberta government spending
Over three budgets, provincial program spending in Alberta was reduced by 21.6 per cent.
Alberta’s deficit forecast now stands at $10.8 billion.
In 2012/13 when oil prices averaged more than US$97 a barrel (inflation adjusted), the province still ran a $3.1 billion deficit.
The province increased its top personal income tax rate by 50 per cent.