Province expects overall revenue of $100.2 billion in 2015-16.
Economists maintain there’s little economic difference between running a small surplus or posting a narrow deficit.
Alberta premier says budget will be accompanied by a 10-year plan that will remake how province earns and spends money.
Provincial finance minister says the government is facing a loss in oil revenue of around $700 million.
Alleges car rental firms advertise prices not attainable due to additional fees.
Changes speak to the volatility of oil prices, provincial finance minister says.
To do nothing would add $20 billion in debt over the next three years just to run the government, finance minister says.
Low oil prices have driven a $1.1 billion surplus into a $500 million deficit.
Premier Prentice says the government could see a $7-billion drop in resource revenue.
They’ll consume $27 billion from public coffers between 2014-15 and 2019-20.
He says only 14% of Canadians would benefit from income-splitting.
Parliamentary Budget Officer warns the government risks falling back into deficit once economic growth slows.
Number of satellite locations with staff has risen from 11 to 16.
Liberal government’s policies kill investment and jobs, fuel massive deficits.
Economy likely to advance by 2.1% this year and remain above potential growth rate until 2018.