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Alberta government can also deliver cheques to residents

As resource revenue began increasing, Alberta’s per-person government spending increased from $7,393 to $13,114.


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Smith can right Alberta’s fiscal ship—if she exercises discipline

Alberta’s government-sector workers enjoy a 9.3 per cent wage premium over their private-sector counterparts.


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Any party leader in Alberta must tackle the debt bulge

Higher resource revenue accounts for nearly 80 percent of the $11.5 billion improvement in the province's budgetary balance in 2022/23.


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Alberta faces future of declining resource revenues and aging population

By 2043, Albertans aged 65 or older will account for a projected 19 per cent of the province's population.


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Kenney government’s upcoming budget should avoid past mistakes

Alberta's government finances deteriorated by roughly $97 billion over 15 years.


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Economic freedom key to recovery in Alberta

According to forecasts, the province's net financial debt will eclipse $69 billion this fiscal year.


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Despite smaller projected budget deficit, Albertans can’t afford to discount province’s fiscal challenges

A boost in projected revenues this year have reduced the expected deficit for 2021/22, but this will only provide a small amount of relief.


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Report paints bleak picture of Alberta’s fiscal future

The province's per-person spending is significantly higher than in Ontario, B.C. and Quebec.