alberta's finances

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Any ‘Fair Deal’ for Alberta requires fundamental rethink of fiscal federalism in Canada

Between 2007 and 2018, Alberta workers contributed a net $12.3 billion to employment insurance.


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Alberta’s reform budget in perspective

The budget includes a 1.6 per cent nominal spending reduction over four years.


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Alberta’s era of fiscal complacency is over

The Kenney government plans to reduce spending by 1.6 per cent over four years.


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Alberta’s budget at a glance

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


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To balance the budget, Alberta must ditch it’s big-spending ways

Per-person spending in Alberta last year was 18.5 per cent higher than in next-door B.C.


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Spending cuts—not tax hikes—to balance Alberta’s budget

Alberta spent $2,451 per person more than the average spent by the three largest provinces.


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‘Blue Ribbon’ recommendations can help repair Alberta’s finances

Report recommends holding nominal program spending flat until 2022/23.


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Alberta’s blue-ribbon panel should recommend spending reform

Interest payments on Alberta's government debt jumped from $61 (per person) to $655.