alberta program spending
Between 2015/16 and 2017/18, the provincial government plans to increase spending by 11 per cent.
According to the annual report, the province’s operating deficit for the year was $6.4 billion—about $300 million more than projected by the Notley government.
The last thing businesses and consumers need is yet another new tax piled on top.
In 2015/16, Alberta is scheduled to run its seventh deficit in eight years.