alberta heritage fund

8:34AM
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New Alberta premier should save surplus and resurrect rainy-day fund

The province went from spending $61 per person on provincial debt interest to roughly $562.


11:17AM
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Alberta’s next premier will face big fiscal opportunity

The province is currently experiencing a windfall of resource revenue.


4:00AM
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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.


9:04AM
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Kenney government faces stark fiscal choice in upcoming budget

The Alberta government has not contributed any resource revenue to the Heritage Fund since 1986/87.


9:10AM
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Kenney government should save—not spend—part of upcoming resource revenue spike

By contributing to the Heritage Fund, the government would essentially transform a share of onetime resource revenue into a financial asset.


10:49AM
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Alberta and Saskatchewan need new rules to save revenue
Saskatchewan’s resource revenue will be roughly $360 million higher than initially projected in 2021/22.

9:53AM
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Alberta government should use unexpected windfall to stop resource rollercoaster

By limiting the amount of resource revenue included in the budget, the fund could restore discipline to government spending.


9:50AM
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Dividends to Albertans would ensure better maintenance of Heritage Fund

If Alberta had followed Alaska’s model, Albertans could have received $101.5 billion in dividends.