alberta's debt

10:59AM
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Another credit downgrade highlights urgent need for spending reform in Alberta

The cost of servicing the province’s debt has increased to more than $2 billion.


11:21AM
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Alberta’s debt-to-GDP ratio set to climb—quickly

Premier Kenney says province likely to run a deficit close to $20 billion.


2:17PM
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Alberta’s bleak economic outlook will hasten the decline of provincial finances

The province's annual debt-servicing costs will increase to a projected $3 billion by 2022/23.


12:40PM
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Alberta deficit likely far worse than expected

Chronic deficits through good times and bad have led to a roughly $70 billion erosion of the province’s financial assets.


4:28PM
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Alberta’s budget at a glance

Additional spending reductions would have created additional fiscal room for pro-growth tax reform.


8:57AM
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Kenney government should discard ‘wait and hope’ budget strategy

Government revenues in all provinces—but especially Alberta—are unpredictable.


9:08AM
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Balance Alberta’s budget sooner—limit growth of debt interest costs

Alberta's per-person debt-service costs may hit $655 by 2020/21.


1:58PM
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Oil’s rising—Alberta, bank those resource revenues

Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund is now worth US$1 Trillion.