alberta government spending

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In 2012/13 when oil prices averaged more than US$97 a barrel (inflation adjusted), the province still ran a $3.1 billion deficit.


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Alberta government program spending is up $700 million from what was initially budgeted.


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Alberta ran seven deficits in the past eight fiscal years when oil prices averaged $88 per barrel.


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Per person program spending in Alberta grew by 49 per cent compared to 37 per cent in Texas.

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The Alberta government dramatically increased personal and corporate income taxes.


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According to the annual report, the province’s operating deficit for the year was $6.4 billion—about $300 million more than projected by the Notley government.