Alberta’s personal income tax return relies on federally-determined income to calculate provincial income.
Saskatchewan increased government-sector employment by just 2.1 per cent—one-tenth of Alberta’s growth rate.
Prior to the Notley government tax changes, Alberta’s corporate tax rate was the lowest in Canada.
Alberta now has a net debt position of $30 billion.
Province’s unemployment rate has hit nine per cent.
As oil royalties have fallen, Albertans have endured multiple tax hikes and a S&P downgrade.
The province's new top personal income tax rate is now higher than B.C.'s rate.