alberta deficit

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Another Alberta fiscal update, another increase in spending

The Notley government plans to increase spending by $146 million beyond what was budgeted in the spring.


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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.


9:07AM
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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.


8:47AM
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Alberta’s NDP buys another ticket for the resource revenue rollercoaster

The budget projects Alberta’s operating deficit this year will be $8.8 billion.


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Alberta can learn big lessons from small First Nation

Fort McKay reduced spending and reoriented its business strategy toward income stability.