This year, the province's debt will reach a projected $36.6 billion.
Alberta now spends roughly 20 per cent more per person on day-to-day government expenditures than neighbouring B.C.
This year, the Kenney government forecasts an $8.7 billion operating deficit.
The province closed out the decade with an estimated $36.6 billion in net debt.
Premier Ford’s first budget called for continued nominal spending growth.
The Kenney government plans to reduce spending by 1.6 per cent over four years.
Alberta's per-person debt-service costs may hit $655 by 2020/21.
The most successful deficit-elimination efforts in recent Canadian history featured shorter timelines.