alberta government spending

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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.


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Kenney government tables another bad news budget—but don’t just blame COVID

Alberta's new budget projects a $18.2 billion deficit in 2021/22.


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Kenney should draw inspiration from Klein reforms and reduce spending quickly

Alberta government program spending will reach a projected $13,644 per person in 2020/21.


10:38AM
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Spending reductions key to Kenney government fiscal plan

In the 1990s, Premier Ralph Klein’s government reduced program spending by 21.6 per cent.


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Massive budget deficit means Kenney government must further reduce spending

Government program spending will now reach an estimated $60.1 billion in 2020/21, about $13,550 per Albertan.


5:48PM
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Alberta budget includes relatively small spending reductions

Alberta saw spending reductions of 20 per cent during the reforms of the 1990s.


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Alberta carbon tax—just bad economics

In 2017, Canada was responsible for only 1.7 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions.