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January 1, 2014

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View presentations and reports that summarize the significant highlights of the Alberta economy, documenting the advantages of locating or operating a business in Alberta. For the most recent reports, including comparisons of Alberta's economic indicators to those of other provinces and states.


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January 1, 2014

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The activities in the guide will help you: Support outcomes for the grade 4, 5 and 7 wellness education curriculum; Help your students to explore the world of learning and work; Encourage your students to keep exploring opportunities as they continue through school.


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January 1, 2014

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In 2009, the Government of Alberta released a document, Living Literacy: A Framework for Alberta’s Next Generation Economy, to respond to the need for greater awareness and coordinated actions to ensure that Albertans have the literacy competencies to participate fully and successfully in living,...


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December 11, 2013

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Over the past 25 years, the two fastest growing manufacturing sectors in Alberta are the industrial machinery and fabricated metals sectors. Their success is closely tied to Alberta’s oil and gas sector.


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November 8, 2013

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According to the Labour Force Survey, Alberta’s labour market has continued to expand strongly in 2013. Nevertheless, Alberta’s labour market has remained fairly balanced as a result of record in-migration levels.


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September 6, 2013

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Over the final two weeks of June 2013, Southern Alberta experienced extensive flooding in several communities, causing high amounts of damage. Approximately 5.1 million hours of work were lost due to the flooding over this period, resulting in $485 million of lost economic output by the private...


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August 28, 2013

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The two fastest growing manufacturing sectors in Alberta during the past five years have been fabricated metals and machinery. Their strong expansion is the result of their links to the oil and gas sector, especially in Alberta but also in export markets.


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August 14, 2013

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Alberta’s wood products sector suffered severe revenue losses during the U.S. housing crisis and the ensuing global recession. However, this sector has staged a remarkable recovery since 2009, which was mostly the result of strong demand in Canada rather than in the U.S.


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June 24, 2013

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Alberta had the highest labour productivity level of any province in 2012, and productivity growth averaged 0.8% per year between 2007 and 2012, double the Canadian increase of 0.4% per year.


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June 10, 2013

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After leading all provinces in economic growth in 2011, Alberta again led in 2012 as Alberta’s real gross domestic product rose an estimated 3.9%. In 2012, much of Alberta’s strong economic performance was either directly or indirectly tied to its large and expanding oil and gas sector.