Alberta ran seven deficits in the past eight fiscal years when oil prices averaged $88 per barrel.
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November 22, 2016 1:39PM
April 28, 2016 9:00AM
Ontario’s cumulative deficit from 2009 to the end of last year was approximately $81.9 billion—50 per cent more than projected in 2009.
April 27, 2016 9:00AM
The budget calls for $2.2 billion in new spending on “green infrastructure.”
January 27, 2016 9:02AM
The real “resource curse” is the way successive Alberta governments squandered revenues from resource development.
June 22, 2015 12:00PM
Rachel Notley’s New Democratic government faces severe fiscal challenges it did not create, but it has an opportunity to solve them. Will her NDP government clean up the fiscal mess left behind by its Progressive Conservative predecessor?
December 27, 2014 10:00AM
There is a prominent view among some in Alberta’s provincial government and elsewhere in the province that believes booms and busts in government finances are a result of the province’s large energy sector.