OPINION: Alberta’s dismal financial update sets us on path to a ‘fiscal reckoning’

Ok, now what?

We know the Alberta government is in a fiscal mess. But we don’t know what this means for Albertans.

Thanks to the fiscal update from Finance Minister Travis Toews on Thursday, we learned the Alberta government will run a $24.2 billion deficit this year, bringing the total provincial debt to $99.6 billion.