AlbertaBETTER helps you make sense of what’s happening in Alberta and discover what it takes to live a good life here.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a good life in an equally good society—one where people, business, and the environment can flourish?
We wondered that, too.
AlbertaBETTER is a journey to understand what it takes to create a good life here in Alberta and how we, as Albertans, businesses, and governments, can shape our society so everyone prospers.
From energy and environment to jobs and wages to mental health and poverty rate, we speak with business leaders, economists, and policy experts to explore the issues that matter most to Albertans.
Productivity is essential. It not only underpins economic growth, but it also holds significant implications for our personal well-being. The heart of what is often misunderstood as an esoteric concept or a directive to work more or harder is actually a story of...
PODCAST: Episode #032: Alberta’s Spending & Revenue Problem—Examining the Provincial Fiscal Model and How to Fix It
Alberta has a revenue and expense problem. For years, we have undertaxed and overspent, and now the debt is racking up and concerns over Alberta’s fiscal sustainability (the ability to manage debt over the long term while provide quality goods and services at a given...
PODCAST: Episode #031: Alberta’s Natural Gas Opportunity—A Conversation with Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity
“Canada is among the world’s top five producers of natural gas, with about two-thirds of this production coming from Alberta. The industry employs tens of thousands of Albertans and has the potential to generate billions of dollars each year in revenue. Alberta is...
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