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Advocating and taking action for the economic and social prosperity of Albertansand, by extension, all Canadians—is at the core of who we are and what we do.

Climate policy changes: Good intentions, unintended consequences

Canada has ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets for 2030 (40-45% below 2005 levels) and net-zero by 2050. To meet these national goals, our oil and gas sector, which produces 27% of Canada’s national emissions, recognizes it must make significant...
Why we should resist the temptation of a windfall tax

Why we should resist the temptation of a windfall tax

Over the last few months, consumers have been squeezed by high energy prices while energy companies have brought in more cash than they’ve seen in a decade. To some, this is a problem—one with an obvious solution: tax the additional profits of energy companies to...

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Weekly EconMinute—Labour demand and job vacancies

Weekly EconMinute—Labour demand and job vacancies

In this week's EconMinute, we're talking about labour demand and job vacancies. Have an indicator you want us to look into? Email us at media@businesscouncilab.com. Based on the latest data from Statistics Canada, demand for labour reached a record high of nearly 17.7...

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