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Bondholder information

The Province's borrowing programs are managed by the Treasury and Risk Management (TRM) Division of Treasury Board and Finance.

Alberta’s borrowing programs

The Province has several borrowing programs through the issuance of bonds and promissory notes in the domestic and international capital markets. TRM handles the Province’s cash management and use of financial derivatives to manage risks for:

  • the province
  • provincial corporations that have given authority to TRM to perform transactions on their behalf

The programs the Province has in place are:

  • Domestic Medium Term Note
  • Australian Medium Term Note
  • Global Bond (SEC Registered)
  • Global Medium Term Note (144a Regulation S)
  • Domestic Promissory Note
  • Domestic Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Program
  • US Commercial Paper Program

Having programs in different markets provides the Province with diverse sources of funding and ongoing access to domestic and international markets. Issuances are done in a variety of sizes, major currencies and maturities through syndicated public bond offerings and private placements.

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Alberta’s borrowing requirements and sources

Table: Borrowing requirements

Borrowing requirements
(CAD millions)
Fiscal year
2020-21
Forecast
Fiscal year
2021-22
Estimate
Fiscal year
2022-23
Target
Fiscal year
2023-24
Target
Government $27,603 $22,935 $18,088 $11,174
Provincial corporations $282 $248 $204 $394
Government business enterprises $51 $863 $451 $1,306
Total borrowing requirements $27,936 $24,046 $18,743 $12,874

Table: Borrowing sources

Borrowing sources
(CAD millions)
Fiscal year
2020-21
Forecast
Fiscal year
2021-22
Estimate
Fiscal year
2022-23
Target
Fiscal year
2023-24
Target
Money market (net change) $(1,500) $1,511 $1,371 $1,570
Public-private partnerships (P3s) $107 $46 0 0
Term debt $29,329 $22,489 $17,372 $11,304
Total borrowing sources $27,936 $24,046 $18,743 $12,874

Source: Budget 2021 Fiscal Plan Tables

Debt issuance documents

As of April 1, 2021

As of May 3, 2021

Quarterly reports

Treasury and Risk Management quarterly compliance reports, including cash and debt management information

Presentations and investor resources

Meeting presentations and documents

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Alberta’s economy and statistics

Government of Alberta news

Credit ratings

The Province currently receives credit ratings from:

These firms provide an independent assessment of the credit worthiness of the Province of Alberta, typically providing a credit rating for the short-term debt, long-term debt, and a ratings outlook or trend.

Provincial credit ratings

Table: Credit ratings

Province of Alberta
Credit Reports
Province of Alberta
Long-term Rating
Province of Alberta
Short-term Rating
Moody's Investors Service (PDF, 1.2 MB)
October 9, 2020
Aa3
(outlook stable)
P-1
S&P Global (PDF, 124 KB)
May 28, 2020
A+
(outlook negative)
A-1
Fitch Ratings Inc. (PDF, 248 KB)
June 30, 2020
AA-
(outlook negative)
F1+
DBRS Morningstar (PDF, 395 KB)
December 18, 2020
AA (low)
(negative trend)
R-1 (mid)
(stable trend)

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