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June 28, 2018

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The annual report of the ministry of Economic Development and Trade contains the minister's accountability statement, the audited consolidated financial statements of the ministry and a comparison of actual performance results to desired results as set out in the ministry business plan, which was...


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May 1, 2018

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The South Saskatchewan Regional Plan establishes a long-term vision for the South Saskatchewan Region and aligns provincial policies at the regional level to balance Alberta's economic, environmental and social goals. The regional plan also includes strategies for responsible energy development,...


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July 20, 2017

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The 2015/2016 recession and the Fort Mc Murray forest fires caused Alberta’s labour productivity to decline again in 2016 as companies saw output tumble that year. As a result, the 5-year productivity growth rate fell to an increase of only 0.5% per year between 2011 and 2016.


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February 1, 2017

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Alberta’s Land-use Framework (LUF), released in December 2008, sets out a new approach to managing the province’s land and natural resources to achieve Alberta’s long-term economic, environmental and social goals. The LUF establishes seven new land-use regions and calls for the development of a...


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August 3, 2016

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The current recession caused Alberta’s labour productivity to decline sharply in 2015 as companies saw output fall that year while major payroll cuts were often postponed until 2016. As a result, the 5-year productivity growth rate fell from an average annual increase of 2.3% between 2009 and...


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July 8, 2016

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Capital investment was the largest contributor to Alberta’s economic growth between the mid-nineties and 2014. However, low oil and gas prices resulted in declining capital investment in Alberta in 2015 and capital investment is expected to remain a drag on economic growth in 2016 as energy...


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May 17, 2016

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Between 2005 and 2015, Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 21% to $92.3 billion. By comparison, Alberta exports rose 91% between 2004 and 2014. The much lower 10-year growth rate for 2015 is the result of sharply lower oil and gas prices in 2015.


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April 4, 2016

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The fact sheet Highlights: - The energy sector contributes directly to nearly one quarter of provincial gross domestic product (23%). - The contribution share rises to 29 percent when including construction from the energy sector. - The contribution share rises further to 42 percent, when...


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November 1, 2014

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The Government of Alberta, seeking ways to ensure the province’s rural economy continues to flourish, created a Rural Economic Development Task Force in early 2014. This action plan, a result of the task force’s work, outlines the steps that governments, industries, businesses and communities can...


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July 1, 2014

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The South Saskatchewan Regional Plan sets the stage for robust growth, vibrant communities and a healthy environment within the region over the next 50 years.