sustainability fund

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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.


10:14AM
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Kenney government should use windfall to reintroduce sustainability fund

Alberta’s budget deficit will be $5.8 billion in 2021/22—$12.4 billion less than originally forecast.


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.


12:57PM
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‘Sustainability’ fund could help Alberta get off resource revenue rollercoaster

Provincial program spending increased from $8,012 in 1999/00 to $10,618 by 2006/07.


2:00AM
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If there was ever a place that was the “anti-Greece” when it comes to public finances, it must be Alberta. Compare Alberta to many places around the world, be it European fiscal disasters, or even nearer to home, and in most decades, Alberta shines in comparison.