alberta's finances

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Kenney shouldn’t bank on resource revenues to balance budget—despite high commodity prices

A reliance on non-renewable resource revenue has caused trouble for the provincial finances for decades.


2:28PM
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Despite Alberta pleas, Trudeau government maintains ‘stabilization’ status quo

The program offset just 3.5 per cent of Alberta’s year-over-year revenue loss.


4:41PM
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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.


11:52AM
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Kenney government must control spending to stop Alberta’s fiscal fall

Alberta’s elevated spending levels produced large budget deficits and mounting debt.


1:22PM
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Alberta’s finances—back to the ’90s?

The province expects a $15.5 billion budget deficit next year.


10:58AM
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Alberta key reason for Canada’s pre-COVID fiscal strength

Between fiscal years 2014/15 and 2018/19, Alberta’s net contribution to Confederation was $94.9 billion.


2:25PM
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Atlantic Canadians rely on programs that rely on Albertans

In 2019, equalization represented 15.5 per cent of provincial revenue in Nova Scotia.


8:37PM
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Alberta’s net contribution to federal finances soars into the billions

Canada's equalization program cost Alberta taxpayers approximately $3.1 billion in 2017.


12:52PM
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Alberta’s outsized role in Canada matters for all Canadians

Albertans contributed $2.9 billion more to the CPP than they consumed in 2017.