alberta government spending

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The Notley government increased spending by nearly 13 per cent over is first two full fiscal years in office.


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Equalization is not to blame—Alberta is

Successive governments have increased spending faster than the rate of economic growth or inflation-plus-population.


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Equalization makes for a handy scapegoat, but successive Alberta governments have no one to blame but themselves for the province’s fiscal problems.


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When oil prices were high, successive governments spent freely as though the good times would never end.


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The Notley government overshot its budgeted spending levels by $2 billion in 2016/17 and $1 billion in 2017/18.


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Once its net debt reaches $48 billion in 2020/21, Alberta will have burned through $83 billion in net assets in 13 years.


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Alberta can learn big lessons from small First Nation

Fort McKay reduced spending and reoriented its business strategy toward income stability.