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Organizations: Economic Development and Trade Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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September 14, 2018

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Provides an overview of the Community Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) tax credit program, which offers a 30 per cent tax credit to eligible investors investing in CEDCs. Eligible investors purchase shares in registered CEDCs and in turn CEDCs provide equity capital to small Alberta...


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September 14, 2018

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Provides an overview of the Community Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) tax credit program, which offers a 30 per cent tax credit to eligible investors investing in CEDCs. Eligible investors purchase shares in registered CEDCs and in turn CEDCs provide equity capital to small Alberta...


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January 1, 2016

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The Palliser Economic Partnership is a Regional Economic Development Alliance of twenty municipal members and one post-secondary institution that work together with other partner agencies to improve and expand economic development in Southeast Alberta. This fact sheet provides a brief overview of...


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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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December 9, 2015

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Alberta led all provinces in economic growth in 2014 as Alberta’s real gross domestic product rose an estimated 4.8%. In 2014, much of Alberta’s strong economic performance was directly or indirectly tied to its large and expanding oil and gas extraction sector.


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November 22, 2016

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The sharp deterioration in crude oil prices of the past two years has not only had impacts on Alberta’s business sector and on government finances, but is also affecting Alberta’s consumers as they are less confident about their job situation and are cutting back on their household purchases as a...


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January 1, 2017

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This fact sheet summarizes information about building products and technologies in Alberta.


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January 30, 2017

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The plastic resins and plastic products sectors are closely tied as most of the goods that the plastic products sector purchases to produce its products come from the plastic resins sector. In 2015, Alberta’s plastic resins and plastic products industry had revenues of $6.3 billion, accounting...


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October 18, 2016

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Weak oil prices and reduced investment by oil and gas companies is also impacting companies that supply machinery and equipment to the oil and gas sector and to construction firms that are working on oil and gas investment projects. The three sectors that make up the Oil and Gas Supply Chain...


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March 30, 2016

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In 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports fell sharply by 24% to $92.3 billion as a result of much lower prices for oil and gas.