The economic gap between provinces has shrunk yet equalization payments have continued to increase.
January 5, 2022 3:27PM
August 4, 2021 5:00PM
Alberta received just $249 million in payments despite a revenue loss of $7.2 billion.
July 7, 2021 3:18PM
Currently, equalization payments increase in line with nominal GDP growth.
May 3, 2021 2:28PM
The program offset just 3.5 per cent of Alberta’s year-over-year revenue loss.
December 10, 2020 10:59AM
The Trudeau government raised the cap from $60 per person to $170.
August 7, 2020 10:36AM
Evidence suggests that a 1.0 percentage point increase in spending produces a 0.75 percentage point drop in economic growth.
August 6, 2020 10:18AM
The rest of the country may not be willing to subsidize Atlantic Canadian seasonal workers like in the past.
June 25, 2020 2:17PM
Stimulus spending can actually "crowd out" private economic activity.
June 25, 2020 1:00AM
June 19, 2020 9:41AM
Alberta became eligible for stabilization payments in 2015/16 and 2016/2017.