alberta debt

8:16AM
Printer-friendly version
Kenney should draw inspiration from Klein reforms and reduce spending quickly

Alberta government program spending will reach a projected $13,644 per person in 2020/21.


9:26AM
Printer-friendly version
Kenney can’t become complacent about Alberta’s government debt

The province's net debt will reach a projected $63.5 billion in 2020/21.


10:38AM
Printer-friendly version
Spending reductions key to Kenney government fiscal plan

In the 1990s, Premier Ralph Klein’s government reduced program spending by 21.6 per cent.


11:52AM
Printer-friendly version
Kenney government must control spending to stop Alberta’s fiscal fall

Alberta’s elevated spending levels produced large budget deficits and mounting debt.


9:45AM
Printer-friendly version
Alberta ‘fiscal capacity’ plummeting, Kenney government must react

Alberta’s fiscal capacity dropped by an estimated 45.1 per cent between 2007 and this year.


12:36PM
Printer-friendly version
Alberta’s government debt was unsustainable—before COVID

The Alberta government projects a $24.2 billion budget deficit in 2020/21.


10:13AM
Printer-friendly version
Alberta should better align government-sector compensation with the private sector

Government workers in Alberta received 9.3 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts.