Alberta program spending this year is forecasted to be approximately 11 per cent higher than in 2015/16.
The first two years of the Notley government have been marked by spending and tax increases.
The province's net financial debt will climb by $35.4 billion between now and 2019/20.
By 2018/19, the cost of servicing Alberta’s provincial debt will roughly double to $2 billion.
The spending reforms of the 1990s laid the foundation for tax reforms and an extended period of prosperity.
Government debt interest payments in Alberta will more than double to $2.3 billion by 2019/20.
By 2016/17, Alberta’s debts exceeded its financial assets for the first time since 2000/2001.
Alberta’s deficit forecast now stands at $10.8 billion.