alberta debt

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Equalization makes for a handy scapegoat, but successive Alberta governments have no one to blame but themselves for the province’s fiscal problems.


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Per person cost of servicing Alberta debt increasing by roughly $100 per year

Alberta’s days of having unusually low debt servicing costs are coming to an end.


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When oil prices were high, successive governments spent freely as though the good times would never end.


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Interest on Alberta government’s debt is skyrocketing

According to government projections, Alberta’s net debt will hit $56 billion by 2023/24.


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The Notley government overshot its budgeted spending levels by $2 billion in 2016/17 and $1 billion in 2017/18.


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Budget increases debt burden for future generations of Albertans

By 2023/24, Alberta’s total net debt is projected to reach $56 billion—approximately $12,500 per person.