New refineries don’t get built very often in North America anymore.
For as long as equalization has existed (since 1957), Quebec has always received the largest payment.
Closing the income gap with the rest of Canada will require Quebec’s government to work to attract more investment.
The PBO projects in 2042 Alberta will have more debt relative to the size of its economy than Ontario.
The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.
Oil price discount recently reached nearly 60 per cent.
The last provincial budget estimated the government will run deficits until 2023/24.
Between 2004 and 2014, Alberta created more than 350,000 jobs.
The increase on bitumen production was 22.8 per cent compared to 2017.
The two biggest automatic stabilizers from Ottawa are income taxes and employment insurance payments.