Provinces demand changes to fiscal stabilization program — here’s what that means

After pushing the federal government to amend the formula for equalization payments — which give money to some provinces but not others — premiers upset with the formula shifted focus to changing the fiscal stabilization program on Monday. Premiers of…

Corbella: Changes needed to federal fund to stop Alberta from getting robbed

The inadequate payout in 2016 to Alberta from the fed’s fiscal stabilization program is equivalent to having your luxury vehicle totalled and your insurance company giving you enough money to only buy a rearview mirror. University of Calgary professor Bev…

Alberta Election Fact Check: Could Alberta end or change equalization?

Canada’s equalization program is a hot-button issue for many people in Alberta. Some political party leaders have said the equalization formula is unfair for Alberta, and promised to push Ottawa to revise or end it, if elected on April 16.…