alberta economy

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A disappointing jobs report for Alberta

Far more Albertans are receiving EI payments today.


11:03AM
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Calgary should stop looking for one big thing to fix its economy

If taxes are competitive and firms are incentivized to invest, jobs will be created.


9:10AM
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Premier Notley has a warped view of economic recovery in Alberta

Saskatchewan increased government-sector employment by just 2.1 per cent—one-tenth of Alberta’s growth rate.


2:53PM
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The Notley government increased spending by nearly 13 per cent over is first two full fiscal years in office.


3:38PM
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Capital investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector declined by an estimated 44 per cent from 2014 to 2017.


3:30PM
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The Notley government overshot its budgeted spending levels by $2 billion in 2016/17 and $1 billion in 2017/18.