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Alberta businesses are optimistic: Results from the November Business Expectations Survey

The Business Council of Alberta’s most recent Business Expectations Survey shows growing optimism about the province’s economic outlook for the year ahead. Conducted mid-November, the survey shows that businesses’...
Weekly EconMinute—October 15, 2021

Weekly EconMinute—October 15, 2021

In this week’s EconMinute, we’re talking about manufacturing activity in Alberta. Have an indicator you want us to look into? Email us at media@businesscouncilab.com. Manufacturing has been a bright spot in Alberta’s economic recovery. While employment remains low...

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A Primer on Alberta’s Equalization Referendum

A Primer on Alberta’s Equalization Referendum

On October 18th, Albertans will go to the polls to elect new mayors, reeves and municipal councillors. Also on the ballot will be two referendum questions: one on whether or not to remain on Daylight Saving Time year-round; and the other addressing whether the...

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Weekly EconMinute—October 8, 2021

Weekly EconMinute—October 8, 2021

In this week’s EconMinute, we’re talking about the September Labour Force Survey. Have an indicator you want us to look into? Email us at media@businesscouncilab.com. September was another solid month for employment with an increase of 19.6k new jobs, led by new...

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Weekly EconMinute—October 1, 2021

Weekly EconMinute—October 1, 2021

In this week’s EconMinute, we’re talking about the job vacancy rate. Have an indicator you want us to look into? Email us at media@businesscouncilab.com. Based on news reports and surveys, businesses are eagerly trying to staff up. However, with these reports often...

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