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Alberta has highest disposable income in Canada, despite recession

December 14, 2017

While there’s no debate that Alberta has had a rough couple of years, and many families were economically hit hard, overall Canadian statistics show that even during the recession, Alberta households had by far the highest disposable income of any other province, and were well above the national average.  (Disposable income is defined as what’s left after paying personal income taxes, also known as “take-home pay”.) Projections show that after a serious dip in 2015-16, future years will show continual improvement, along with BC, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

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