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3 results found for: economic development and trade

Topics: Business and Industry Organizations: Economic Development and Trade Tags: economics

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November 22, 2016


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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September 8, 2016


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...

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March 29, 2017


This factsheet will accompany presentations given to potential investors to give them an idea of what to expect in Alberta, how the government can help them, and the resources available to employers in the province. It will also show how we compare to our provincial competitors.