alberta government debt

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Smith government may continue Alberta’s spending problem
Alberta went from spending $61 per person on provincial debt interest costs to roughly $563.

1:30PM
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Alberta taxpayers on the hook (again) for government debt interest

The province's debt interest costs will reach a forecasted $2.7 billion this year.


10:00AM
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Any party leader in Alberta must tackle the debt bulge

Higher resource revenue accounts for nearly 80 percent of the $11.5 billion improvement in the province's budgetary balance in 2022/23.


1:31PM
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Despite smaller projected budget deficit, Albertans can’t afford to discount province’s fiscal challenges

A boost in projected revenues this year have reduced the expected deficit for 2021/22, but this will only provide a small amount of relief.


1:39PM
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Alberta economy recovering from COVID but government finances remain cause for concern

The province's net debt will reach a projected $102.1 billion by 2023/24.


10:27AM
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Alberta’s government debt interest costs continue to soar

According to budget forecasts, debt interest payments will reach $3.3 billion by 2023/24.


4:41PM
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1990s put Alberta’s fiscal problems into alarming perspective

As a share of the provincial economy, Alberta's recent deficits are larger than those incurred in the early ’90s.


11:14AM
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Kenney government must learn from Alberta’s fiscal freefall

Both B.C. and Saskatchewan now carry less per-person provincial government debt than Alberta.