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May 1, 2017

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After a 24% drop in 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports fell by a further 14.6% in 2016 to $78.9 billion as much lower prices for oil and gas led to lower export revenues for oil and gas as well as for the manufacturing sectors that depend on the oil and gas sector.


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March 16, 2017

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This section of the Fiscal Plan of the Government of Alberta’s annual budget lays out the economic assumptions and outlook for the three-year period covered by the fiscal plan. PLEASE NOTE that the economic outlook is no longer extracted as a separate document, but can still be found in the...


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January 6, 2017

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Provides detailed labour market statistics for off-reserve indigenous people for 2016. It includes working age population, labour force, employment, unemployment and corresponding rates; Full-time, part-time, public and private sector and self-employed breakdowns; Gender and age breakdowns;...


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January 6, 2017

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Highlights of the labour market conditions among indigenous peoples living off-reserves for 2016.


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December 1, 2016

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The Métis Women’s Council on Economic Security was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Government of Alberta on strategies to improve the economic security of Indigenous women in Alberta. The Council’s 2016 report and recommendations puts forth recommendations in the areas of...


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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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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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October 1, 2016

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The Trends in Labour Productivity report analyzes labour productivity in Alberta as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per hour work, relative to other provinces and by industry.


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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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September 8, 2016

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The current economic recession has resulted in rapidly rising unemployment and a surge in the number of Employment Insurance beneficiaries in Alberta. The hardest hit municipalities are those that depend on the oil and gas services sector which saw the largest employment losses during the past...