The province's mining activities generate more than $19.4 billion in mineral sales.
Per-person spending will reach $14,790 in 2023/24—an increase of about 5 per cent from 2019/20.
The province has regularly posted budget deficits since 2014/15.
The province eliminated its rainy-day account in 2007/08.
The province's per-person spending increased from roughly $10,029 in 2005/06 to $13,831 in 2015/16.
The province's massive budget deficit continues a trend that started well before the pandemic.
Alberta hopes to mirror Saskatchewan’s successful wait time-reduction.
Bill C-69 will add more subjective criteria to an already onerous regulatory process.