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Alberta's debt tops $11.9B with annual servicing cost of $714M: report

Just a decade after Ralph Klein proclaimed Alberta debt free, the province has racked up debt at a pace that could affect its triple-A credit rating, Moody’s Investors Service says in its July report. 879 more words

Politics

Infrastructure sunshine list coming this fall: Mason

Albertans will be able to see where the construction of capital projects in their communities is ranked provincially when the NDP government posts its infrastructure sunshine list on the Internet this fall, says Brian Mason. 516 more words

Local News

Yedlin: Oilpatch waiting to exhale

Hockey season may be over, but Rachel Notley completed a hat trick in the span of a week.

The premier named three respected individuals to serve as stewards of initiatives identified as priorities for her government. 845 more words

Energy

Kelly McParland: Good cholesterol is when governments spend. Bad cholesterol is when you do.

As if we didn’t already have enough problems, Canada seems to be suffering a severe case of financial schizophrenia. Every few weeks, like clockwork, someone at the Bank of Canada or Finance Department is trundled out to warn us all we’re borrowing ourselves into the poorhouse. 739 more words

Financial Post

Graham Thomson: Alberta, hot on spending, prepares to borrow, baby, borrow.

David Dodge, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, has probably never thought of himself as a gun for hire.

But that’s what he is — at least for the purposes of Alberta’s new NDP government. 685 more words

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Thomson: Albertans, get ready for more borrowing

David Dodge, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, has probably never thought of himself as a gun for hire.

But that’s what he is — at least for the purposes of Alberta’s new NDP government. 655 more words

Calgary

Former Bank of Canada governor to review Alberta's capital needs

EDMONTON — Alberta’s NDP government has recruited top gun financial adviser David Dodge to help it draft a multi-year plan to build roads, schools and hospitals. 688 more words

Politics