The province is expected to run a $192 million deficit in 2017-18.
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Tucked away in the middle of the country, Manitoba has managed to keep a low profile when it comes to its fiscal situation, but it hasn’t balanced a budget since 2009.
From 2007 and 2015, Alberta contributed $188.6 billion more in taxes to Ottawa than it received in transfers or federal programs.
Over the past 26 years, government-sector debt in Canada has grown to more than $2.5 trillion.
The NDP-Green tax changes, if fully implemented, will increase the tax burden for the average British Columbian family by $594.
Uncertainty—particularly from the potential for higher taxes—will make B.C. less attractive to business.
More big deficits of $9.7 billion and $7.2 billion are projected for the next two years.
Alberta’s budget deficit in 2015/16 was $2,513 per person.