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Organizations: Economic Development and Trade

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September 1, 2016

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This guide is designed to help you understand the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and to provide an overview of the steps involved to hire internationally skilled tradespeople. Industries that rely on skilled tradespeople often need to source international employees if the local...


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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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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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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.


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September 28, 2018

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This annual report communicates the progress toward AWRIS enabling outcomes and actions; identifies the areas for improvement; and provides clarity on adjustments required to the outlined actions.


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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...