alberta's heritage fund

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At current commodity prices, Alberta could (and should) fully fund a rainy-day account

According to recent forecasts, the province's resource revenue will likely be higher than forecast in Budget 2022.


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Kenney government faces stark fiscal choice in upcoming budget

The Alberta government has not contributed any resource revenue to the Heritage Fund since 1986/87.


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Dividends to Albertans would ensure better maintenance of Heritage Fund

If Alberta had followed Alaska’s model, Albertans could have received $101.5 billion in dividends.


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Alberta needs new (old) rule to stabilize government resource revenues

In 2020/21, Alberta’s non-renewable resource revenue will comprise only 4.7 per cent of provincial revenue.


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Alberta’s decades long economic success is a result of resource wealth, relatively sound public policies and a growing skilled labour force. Compared to other energy-producing jurisdictions such as Alaska, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, Texas, and Wyoming, Alberta does well economically but there are areas of concern, which if ignored, may affect the province’s long-term prosperity.