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

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 1. Borrowing requirements

Budget 2019 borrowing requirements
(CAD millions)
2019-20
Estimate
2020-21
Target
2021-22
Target
2022-23
Target
Government $13,478 $12,129 $9,880 $9,507
Provincial corporations $815 $2,685 $2,080 $2,940
Government business enterprises $808 $450 $311 $153
Total borrowing requirements $15,101 $15,264 $12,271 $12,600

Table 2. Borrowing sources

Budget 2019 borrowing sources
(CAD millions)
2019-20
Estimate
2020-21
Target
2021-22
Target
2022-23
Target
Money market (net change) $2,774 $150 $211 $53
Public-private partnerships (P3s) $113 $151 $46 $ -
Term debt $12,214 $14,963 $12,014 $12,547
Total borrowing sources $15,101 $15,264 $12,271 $12,600

Debt issuance documents

As of November 13, 2019

As of December 2, 2019

Quarterly reports

Treasury and Risk Management quarterly report as of June 30, 2019

Presentations and investor resources

Investor fact sheet

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.

Province of Alberta current credit ratings

Table 4. Credit ratings

Province of Alberta
Credit Reports
Province of Alberta
Long-term Rating
Province of Alberta
Short-term Rating
Moody's Credit Opinion (PDF, 1.2 MB)
December 9, 2019
Aa2
(Stable outlook)
P-1
S&P Global Research Update (PDF, 300 KB)
February 15, 2019
A+
(Outlook stable)
A-1+
Fitch Press Release (PDF, 26 KB)
April 4, 2019
AA
(Outlook stable)
F1+
(Outlook stable)
DBRS Press Release (PDF, 189 KB)
March 1, 2019
AA
(Negative trend)
R-1 (high)
(Negative trend)

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Responsible energy investment in Alberta

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