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Draining The West: $300 BILLION Sent From Alberta to Ottawa, 77% INCREASE To Quebec in Transfers

“Equalization and other federal transfer programs continue to drain billions of dollars a year out of Alberta — over $300 billion since 2000. Meanwhile, Quebec continues to see its share of equalization dollars increase — from less than $3 billion a year in the early 1980s to over $13 billion a year today — or 66 cents of EVERY DOLLAR  Ottawa sends out.”