alberta debt

10:50AM
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Painful decade for Alberta finances finally over

The province closed out the decade with an estimated $36.6 billion in net debt.


10:13AM
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Alberta’s reform budget in perspective

The budget includes a 1.6 per cent nominal spending reduction over four years.


8:05AM
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Alberta’s era of fiscal complacency is over

The Kenney government plans to reduce spending by 1.6 per cent over four years.


9:08AM
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Balance Alberta’s budget sooner—limit growth of debt interest costs

Alberta's per-person debt-service costs may hit $655 by 2020/21.


9:56AM
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Kenney shouldn’t dither—upcoming budget should be bullish on deficit, taxes

The most successful deficit-elimination efforts in recent Canadian history featured shorter timelines.


2:24PM
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‘Blue Ribbon’ recommendations can help repair Alberta’s finances

Report recommends holding nominal program spending flat until 2022/23.


3:27PM
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Alberta’s smaller than anticipated deficit shouldn’t lead to complacency

The province's debt interest costs were more than $400 per person in 2018/19.