Quebec has one of the highest top personal income tax rates of any province or U.S. state.
canadian equalization program
Between 2004 and 2014, Alberta created more than 350,000 jobs.
Jason Kenney, leadership candidate for Alberta’s United Conservative Party, called for reform to Canada’s equalization program.
The gap between richer and poorer provinces has been shrinking.
While the overall federal transfer “pie” has grown significantly over the past decade, Ontario’s “slice” has also grown larger.