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

Rising interest rates and household debt: Are Canadians at higher risk?

Interest rates are on the rise in Canada and around the world as central banks scramble to stem the fastest inflation we’ve seen in a generation. Raising interest rates is the most important policy action that central banks can take to combat inflation. Making...
Alberta, we still have a problem

Alberta, we still have a problem

Even for a province used to riding the roller coaster, the recent upswing has been exhilarating. Alberta may bring in as much as $24 billion in revenues from resource royalties this year, nearly $20 billion more than initially expected, and about the same above and...

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Weekly EconMinute—July Labour Force Survey

Weekly EconMinute—July Labour Force Survey

In this week’s EconMinute, we’re talking about July Labour Force Survey numbers. Have an indicator you want us to look into? Email us at media@businesscouncilab.com. With Canada’s and Alberta’s labour market now fully recovered, growth appears to have reached a peak....

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The solution to labour shortages isn’t just more people

The solution to labour shortages isn’t just more people

A shortage of labour is a major pain point among businesses across Canada and Alberta. Consumers are in line, orders continue to flood in, but workers are hard to come by, limiting economic growth. The solution seems obvious enough. We just need more people. Many have...

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