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Manufacturing in 2016 : Alberta vs. Ontario

Comparing Alberta to Canada's Manufacturing Powerhouse The oil and gas sector is one of Alberta’s largest industries, but there are some others – such as manufacturing – that call the western Canadian province home. As a matter of fact, this industry is a key part of Alberta’s economy. In 2016 alone, manufacturers generated … [Read more...]

Alberta’s Job Numbers Remain Unchanged in April 2017

Is Alberta's Economy Finally Showing Signs of Improvement? There’s good news when it comes to Albertan jobs in the month of April 2017. The number of employees in the province – which has been hit hard in recent years by low energy prices – saw a loss of only 300 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped half a point to 7.9 … [Read more...]

Alberta’s Best Customer: Guess Who?

The United States is our Top Export Buyer - of Course! Our friendly neighbours down south are by far the best customer that Alberta has when it comes to trade exports. The Americans bought a whopping $80.5 billion worth of goods from our province in 2015 representing a good chunk of all of Alberta’s international exports – at … [Read more...]

Alberta’s Economy: 2014 Recap

Alberta Economy Outperforms, Growth Reduction Forecast Surprise, surprise, everybody… Alberta reigns supreme over all other provinces in the economic growth category. We owe this largely to our abundance of natural resources. According to ATB Financial, Alberta’s economy grew by 4.4 percent in 2014, the fifth consecutive year … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands: More 2 The Story

Alberta Oil Sands: There's More 2 the Story Surely you have heard of some of the misinformation being spread by various groups and individuals about Canada’s oil sands. Well, there is much more to the story of oil that needs to be told! Below is a short movie created by Cenovus Energy, an oil company headquartered in … [Read more...]

Canada, the United States and GHG Emission Regulations

Canada – Only US Oil Supplier with GHG Emission Regulations Of the top 5 oil suppliers to the Unites States, Canada is the only country to have greenhouse gas emissions regulations in place*. *Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) More GHG Facts Canada is home to only 0.5 percent of our world’s population … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics Searching for some hard facts on the Alberta oil sands? You’ve come to the right place! Alberta’s oil sands hold the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Needless to say, the estimated 1.84 trillion barrels of oil in the oil sands is an invaluable natural resource not only … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit

Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit 28 percent of oil sands related employment is outside Alberta 450,000 annual work positions will be required by the oil sands over the next 25 years across Canada Alberta contributes to job creation in… Refining Banking and finance Government and … [Read more...]

Alberta and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Alberta and GHG Reductions Alberta was the first jurisdiction in North America to legislate industrial greenhouse gas emission reductions Air quality around oil sands operations are better than all North American cities reviewed by the Alberta Clean Air Strategic Alliance The province of Alberta has … [Read more...]

The Truth About the Canadian Oil Sands

The Truth About Canada’s Oil Sands The Canadian oil sands are attacked on a constant basis for a myriad of fabricated reasons. One of the biggest complaints is that the oil sands greenhouse gas emissions per barrel are higher than conventional crude. The truth is that the oil sands are not the most ghg intensive oil produced … [Read more...]

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