According to forecasts, overpayments will account for 35 per cent of the program’s cost in 2025/26.
December 16, 2021 8:10AM
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November 3, 2021 3:21PM
Ottawa raised $280 billion more from Albertans than it spent in Alberta from 2007 to 2019.
October 12, 2021 1:14PM
Reforms in the 1990s led to a marked decline in welfare dependency and reduced spending on social assistance.
June 30, 2021 8:50AM
Albertans will likely vote on equalization in October.
January 4, 2021 11:54AM
The three Maritime provinces rely more heavily on federal transfers than any other province.
December 8, 2020 4:03PM
As a share of the province’s total government revenue, New Brunswick’s equalization payments fell from 23.7 per cent to 19 per cent.
December 3, 2020 11:47AM
The fiscal capacity gap between the richest and poorest province has shrunk from $11,350 per person to an estimated $3,754.
December 3, 2020 9:45AM
Alberta’s fiscal capacity dropped by an estimated 45.1 per cent between 2007 and this year.
December 3, 2020 1:00AM