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Topics: Economy and Finance Employment and Labour

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May 18, 2017

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


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January 4, 2017

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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.


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December 31, 2018

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The Alberta Activity Index (AAX) closely tracks economic activity. Developed by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance, it is a weighted average of nine monthly indicators (employment, average weekly earnings, retail trade, wholesale trade, manufacturing, new truck sales, housing starts, rigs...


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February 11, 2015

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(StatCan Product)Annual business entries per 10,000 people and the percentage of firms considered high growth using Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) definitions for selected provinces. Customization details:   This information product has been customized to present...


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August 1, 2017

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The 2017 Workforce Scan is designed to identify fields of study in high demand as well as provide insight into recent hiring and retention experiences of employers across northern Alberta.