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3 results found for: economic development and trade

Topics: Employment and Labour Organizations: Economic Development and Trade Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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January 29, 2018


Alberta’s engineering sector is the largest in the country. However, its success is closely tied to Alberta’s oil and gas sector and that sector’s 2015/2016 downturn has also led to falling revenues in the engineering sector.

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May 18, 2017


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 2016. Although rising oil and gas prices are expected to lead to some improvement for the...

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January 4, 2017


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.