Alberta municipalities are facing larger bills for the disposal of hazardous waste after the UCP government ended subsidies and contracted operations to private waste management company SUEZ.
The final cost to Albertans for the Keystone XL pipeline will be about $1.3 billion as the UCP government and TC Energy announced the official termination of the project Wednesday.
Under Bill 56, Albertans will be required to pay 95 cents for the monthly wireless levy starting in September, more than double the current amount of 44 cents dating back to 2014.
Alberta's municipal districts and counties say oil and gas companies owe them $245 million in unpaid property taxes, a 42-per-cent increase over last year while UCP refuses to change loophole.
Alberta Transportation plans to charge user fees to finance a new bridge over the Peace River. Bill 43 would allow the government to use tolls to finance new roads and bridges.
Albertans are paying more to drive their vehicles compared to a year ago, including increases in the cost of insurance, fuel, and licensing and registration fees.