alberta government finances

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Alberta remains in precarious fiscal position

The government should save some natural resource revenue to protect against future increases in debt.


8:28AM
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Resource revenue drove Alberta’s huge fiscal turnaround in 2021-22

Alberta’s fiscal improvement is good news, but without significant policy changes, it will only last so long as commodity prices stay high.


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At current commodity prices, Alberta could (and should) fully fund a rainy-day account

According to recent forecasts, the province's resource revenue will likely be higher than forecast in Budget 2022.


9:23AM
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Alberta’s economy is already diversified—but government finances are not

Without the recent resource revenue windfall, the province would still face a large deficit this year.


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Alberta faces future of declining resource revenues and aging population

By 2043, Albertans aged 65 or older will account for a projected 19 per cent of the province's population.