ALBERTA

Alberta Budget 2015: 4 Charts That Sum Up Everything You Need To Know

03/26/2015 06:49 EDT | Updated 03/27/2015 09:59 EDT

Albertans will pay more to get married, go camping, have a drink, go for a drive or do pretty much anything else as the province fights to get out from under the collapse in oil prices. The 2015-16 budget tabled Thursday increases taxes and fees virtually across the board and runs the largest deficit in Alberta's history at $5 billion. The government is retooling its tax take so that the wealthy will pay more. It's also bringing in a health-care levy, boosting the gasoline tax by four cents a litre and increasing sin taxes on cigarettes and booze. The Canadian Press has prepared a series of interactive graphics designed to help Albertans better understand the budget.

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