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Organizations: Economic Development and Trade

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April 19, 2018

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Although Alberta is known to be a major exporter of goods and services to international and Canadian markets, Alberta’s imports are also quite substantial. In 2016, imports of goods and services from the other provinces and territories totaled $67 billion in 2016, actually exceeding Alberta’s...


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April 29, 2018

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This document pertaining to the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Committee (ARIAC) was developed collaboratively between the Authority and the Minister of Economic Development and trade and ARIAC to reflect a common understanding of their respective roles, responsibilities and...


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June 6, 2017

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Concordance file showing which Census Subdivision a particular Township land parcel is in. Also has geo-coordinate for CSD centre. For general use purposes, as some inaccuracies may exist.


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March 22, 2018

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As part of the Government of Alberta’s commitment to be open and accountable to the public, all ministries are required to prepare and make public three-year ministry business plans. The ministry business plan encompasses the department and all consolidated entities, and aligns with the strategic...


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March 16, 2018

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Although the Alberta economy is heavily dependent on international exports Alberta’s exports of goods and services to the other provinces and territories are also quite substantial and totaled $63 billion in 2016. Between 2006 and 2016, exports to international markets grew by only 7% but exports...


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January 4, 2017

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As employment has fallen and unemployment levels have risen during the current recession the number of job vacancies has fallen sharply in Alberta: they fell 39% between the second quarter of 2015 and the second quarter of 2016.


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September 22, 2016

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Only 1% of Canada’s GDP can be contributed directly to research and development (R&D) and software. The true value of R&D to the economy is difficult to measure as they provide significant indirect value through support for the advancement of knowledge and innovation across industries. In...


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January 18, 2016

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Revenues in Alberta’s manufacturing industry were on a downward trend in 2015. Most of this decline can be traced back to those manufacturing sectors that are closely tied to the oil and gas sector. Sharply lower sales in manufacturing’s largest sector, refined petroleum products, are especially...


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August 29, 2016

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Alberta’s manufacturing sector is currently in recession as a result of the dramatic drop in crude oil prices. Lower oil prices have translated into much lower selling prices of refinery products and are causing oil and gas companies to drastically lower their capital spending which translates...


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December 12, 2016

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Presents information on Alberta’s chemicals and petroleum refining (CPR) sector, which accounted for 39 per cent of total manufacturing revenues in Alberta in 2015. This sector’s revenues rose strongly between 2005 and 2014, but are sharply lower in 2015 and 2016 as lower crude oil input prices...