With the 2014 Alberta Budget the Alberta government missed an opportunity to address a significant roadblock to improved health, happiness, prosperity, and overall well-being for the province by failing to address the province's growing income inequality.
Drawing on extensive quantitative and qualitative data this report raises serious concerns about residential elder care in Alberta, and calls into question the government’s policies of privatization, offloading, and cutbacks.
Results-based Budgeting, Privatization, and Public Sector Cuts in Alberta
Alberta’s implementation of Results-based Budgeting (RBB) is likely to result in bloated bureaucracy and will be used to justify cuts and privatization. It will not yield the promised results of more effective and efficient service delivery.