alberta credit rating

Minister Ceci should look at education spending to address Alberta’s fiscal woes

British Columbia, with its lower level of per student spending, has some of the best student performance results in Canada.

Alberta finance minister fear-mongers after credit rating downgrade

Between 2015/16 and 2017/18, the provincial government plans to increase spending by 11 per cent.

Another rating agency tells Alberta to take ‘corrective fiscal action’

In 2015/16, Alberta is scheduled to run its seventh deficit in eight years.

2015: Alberta’s difficult economic year

The provincial government introduced numerous tax increases, essentially ending Alberta’s tax advantage relative to key competing jurisdictions.

Alberta’s credit downgrade a wakeup call to change course

The real culprit for Alberta’s fiscal problems—and ultimately the recent credit downgrade—is several years of rapid spending growth by successive governments.

Alberta’s downgrade is a wakeup call to change course

Today, Standard and Poor’s downgraded the Alberta government’s credit rating in part due to “concerns of weak budgetary performances and rising debt burden.”

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