alberta economy

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The Notley government increased spending by nearly 13 per cent over is first two full fiscal years in office.


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Capital investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector declined by an estimated 44 per cent from 2014 to 2017.


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The Notley government overshot its budgeted spending levels by $2 billion in 2016/17 and $1 billion in 2017/18.


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Ratings agency DBRS has downgraded Alberta’s credit rating from AA (high) to AA.


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The PBO has given the Notley government another warning that spending is badly out of line with revenue.


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Alberta was once the land of opportunity—not so much any more

Over the past three years, Alberta’s average annual total job growth was a meagre 0.6 per cent.