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Budget 2022 moves Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans to work and putting forward a balanced budget for only the second time in 15 years.
The budget includes a new initiative called Alberta at Work, which will create pathways to success for all Albertans, no matter where they are on their career path.
Table 1. Expense (millions of dollars)
|Operating expense by ministry:|
|- Kindergarten to Grade 12||7,846||8,390||8,454||64||8,581||8,616|
|- Social service ministries||6,036||7,012||6,994||(18)||7,211||7,491|
|- Other ministries||9,066||7,940||8,732||792||8,301||8,323|
|Operating expense (excl. COVID, Recovery Plan)||49,531||50,800||51,976||1,176||52,784||54,026|
|Capital grants (excl. COVID, Recovery Plan)||1,554||2,148||2,236||88||2,316||2,735|
|Amortization / inventory consumption (excl. COVID, loss on disposals)||4,186||4,057||4,007||(50)||4,136||4,210|
|- Debt servicing||2,641||2,662||2,702||40||2,750||2,551|
|- Pension provisions||(365)||(289)||(312)||(23)||(317)||(325)|
|Total expense (excl. COVID, Recovery Plan and contingency)||57,547||59,378||60,609||1,229||61,669||63,197|
|COVID / Recovery Plan: Operating expense||2,812||687||1,360||673||149||153|
|COVID / Recovery Plan: Capital grants, inventory consumption||949||281||452||171||168||148|
|Contingency: COVID/Recovery Plan - unallocated||-||750||186||(564)||-||-|
|Contingency: Disaster and emergency assistance||3,076||1,000||700||(300)||750||750|
|Provision for affordability initiatives||-||-||1,300||1,300||1,200||300|
More budget information
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Budget 2022 invests in the infrastructure families and communities need.