alberta government debt

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Alberta careening towards fiscal disaster
The province has added an average of nearly $10 billion in debt annually since 2015/16.

2:24PM
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Alberta’s finances still rapidly eroding

By 2022/23, the province will have accumulated an estimated $46.6 billion in net debt.


12:10AM
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Alberta on track to balance budget—but significant fiscal challenges remain

The province's net debt is expected to grow by $11 billion over the next three years.


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Government debt-interest payments already hurting Albertans

This year, the province's debt will reach a projected $36.6 billion.


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At this rate, Alberta’s debt could look like Ontario’s in a decade

Alberta now spends roughly 20 per cent more per person on day-to-day government expenditures than neighbouring B.C.


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Controlling government-sector salaries key to Kenney’s deficit-reduction plans

This year, the Kenney government forecasts an $8.7 billion operating deficit.


10:32AM
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Complacency about Alberta’s debt is a dangerous mistake

Next year Alberta is expected to surpass B.C. in per-person debt.


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Painful decade for Alberta finances finally over

The province closed out the decade with an estimated $36.6 billion in net debt.


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Spending reductions in the 1990s dwarf Kenney’s budget plans

Premier Ralph Klein’s government reduced program spending by 21.6 per cent over three years.