Between fiscal years 2014/15 and 2018/19, Alberta’s net contribution to Confederation was $94.9 billion.
Government program spending will now reach an estimated $60.1 billion in 2020/21, about $13,550 per Albertan.
The Kenney government now faces a massive $24.2 billion budget deficit.
Without Alberta’s net contributions, Canada would have racked up upwards of $100 billion more debt since 2014.
Once you adjust for inflation and population growth, Alberta’s economy barely grew at all between 2008 and 2018.
Alberta’s scores dropped on all survey questions.
Alberta’s forecasted budget deficit for 2019/20 is $7.9 billion.
Alberta continues to make an outsized contribution to federal finances.
Tax revenue from Albertans helps fund services all Canadians enjoy.