Alberta sinks deeper into a sea of red ink

The more the government spends on servicing its debt, the less is left over for priorities that Albertans value such as health care

Alberta sinks deeper into a sea of red ink
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The more the government spends on servicing its debt, the less is left over for priorities that Albertans value such as health care

Alberta buys another ticket on the resource revenue roller-coaster

Despite promises to end the reliance on resource royalties, Rachel Notley's government keeps piling up the debt and looking to the same revenue source

Alberta buys another ticket on the resource revenue roller-coaster
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Despite promises to end the reliance on resource royalties, Rachel Notley’s government keeps piling up the debt and looking to the same revenue source

Alberta crushed beneath a growing mountain of debt

The slow path to balance means the province will continue adding debt by the bucketful for many years, penalizing future taxpayers

Alberta crushed beneath a growing mountain of debt
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The slow path to balance means the province will continue adding debt by the bucketful for many years, penalizing future taxpayers

Alberta can learn big lessons from a small First Nation

Run a surplus when times are good. Don’t build up spending commitments that are unsustainable in less prosperous times

Alberta can learn big lessons from a small First Nation
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Run a surplus when times are good. Don’t build up spending commitments that are unsustainable in less prosperous times

Alberta’s fiscal fiasco threat to future generations of Albertans

Despite an improving economy, the provincial government still projects $9.1-billion deficit

Alberta’s fiscal fiasco threat to future generations of Albertans
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Despite an improving economy, the provincial government still projects $9.1-billion deficit

Balancing Alberta’s budget by 2023-24 isn’t good enough

Albertans have more debt, continued reliance on volatile natural resource revenue and higher taxes to look forward to

Balancing Alberta’s budget by 2023-24 isn’t good enough
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Albertans have more debt, continued reliance on volatile natural resource revenue and higher taxes to look forward to

Alberta’s disastrous fall from fiscal grace

In just 12 years, the province’s net financial position will have deteriorated by a staggering $80 billion

Alberta’s disastrous fall from fiscal grace
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In just 12 years, the province’s net financial position will have deteriorated by a staggering $80 billion

Notley’s wrongheaded path leads to deficit disaster

Marked spending increases by the NDP government will push the net debt to $10,000 per Albertan by 2019-20

Notley’s wrongheaded path leads to deficit disaster
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Marked spending increases by the NDP government will push the net debt to $10,000 per Albertan by 2019-20

Alberta’s dangerous debt binge isn’t over yet

The burden foisted on future generations of Albertans is staggering. By 2019-20, Alberta’s net government debt is expected to reach $45.2 billion

Alberta’s dangerous debt binge isn’t over yet
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The burden foisted on future generations of Albertans is staggering. By 2019-20, Alberta’s net government debt is expected to reach $45.2 billion

Squeezing Alberta beer drinkers for more money

The discriminatory tax on out-of-province beer was always about more government revenue. The protectionist talk about helping Alberta brewers was diversionary

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The discriminatory tax on out-of-province beer was always about more government revenue. The protectionist talk about helping Alberta brewers was diversionary