Report recommends holding nominal program spending flat until 2022/23.
The Blue Ribbon Panel and the Kenney government face a daunting fiscal challenge.
Interest payments on Alberta's government debt jumped from $61 (per person) to $655.
The federal deficit was approximately $19 billion in both 2016/17 and 2017/18.
The province's debt interest costs were more than $400 per person in 2018/19.
In 2017, Alberta’s net contribution to the federal government was $21.8 billion and Ontario’s was $16.6 billion.
Government debt interest costs (per person) are forecasted to reach $655.