alberta government finances

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Kenney government’s upcoming budget should avoid past mistakes

Alberta's government finances deteriorated by roughly $97 billion over 15 years.


9:26AM
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Aging population will put more pressure on Alberta’s provincial finances

According to projections, seniors will account for 18.8 per cent of Alberta's population by 2040.


1:04PM
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Don’t be fooled by positive short-term news in Alberta fiscal update

Provincial government net debt is projected to reach $73.9 billion—or roughly $16,071 per Albertan. 


1:39PM
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Outflow of Albertans should set off alarm bells

Unlike Texas, Alberta government finances deteriorated due to spending-fuelled budget deficits.


8:56AM
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New report paints gloomy picture of Alberta’s fiscal future—absent policy change

According to the PBO, Alberta must reduce spending by 3.1 per cent of GDP to restore fiscal sustainability.


3:49PM
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New report underscores Alberta’s fiscal woes

Between 2008/09 and 2019/20, the province's net debt increased by $71.8 billion.