alberta economy

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Alberta key reason for Canada’s pre-COVID fiscal strength

Between fiscal years 2014/15 and 2018/19, Alberta’s net contribution to Confederation was $94.9 billion.


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Massive budget deficit means Kenney government must further reduce spending

Government program spending will now reach an estimated $60.1 billion in 2020/21, about $13,550 per Albertan.


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Canada still relies on its wounded golden goose

Without Alberta’s net contributions, Canada would have racked up upwards of $100 billion more debt since 2014.


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Alberta facing possible third recession in a little more than a decade

Once you adjust for inflation and population growth, Alberta’s economy barely grew at all between 2008 and 2018.


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All of Canada benefits from prosperity in Alberta

Alberta continues to make an outsized contribution to federal finances.


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Even in a weakened state, Alberta still props up federal finances

Tax revenue from Albertans helps fund services all Canadians enjoy.