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Growth Predicted for Alberta’s Economy in 2017

ATB Financial Predicts Modest GDP Growth in Alberta The past few years have been quite difficult for many Albertans - especially those in the oil and gas industry who have found themselves laid off for an indefinite amount of time. Fortunately, it seems that the tables are slowly beginning to turn for the better, as predicted … [Read more...]

Canada Ranks 6th on EIU’s Democracy Index 2016

Canada - One of the Freest Countries in the World!  According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index of 2016, Canada is the sixth freest democracy in the world! Released in late January of 2017, the annual report from the renowned British-based media institution examines the state of democracy in 2 territories … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 7 Cool Facts about Canada – World Economic Forum

Seven Cool Facts on Canada by the World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum has put together a fascinating list of facts that you may or may not know about Canada. Check them out! Also see these Canada Facts and Infographics: A Visual Learning Experience today #1 - Canada is the world’s most educated country, with … [Read more...]

Canada Named 5th Most Prosperous Nation (2016)

Canada is the 5th Most Prosperous Nation in the World (2016) I’ve always believed that Canada is a great place to live, not just because it is my home country, but also due to international rankings such as the Global Prosperity Index that puts us at the top and ahead of some of the world’s most established countries. Canada … [Read more...]

Canada Ranks Top 10 on Global Peace Index (2015)

Canada Places #7 of 162 Countries on the GPI for 2015 Great news Canadians… our country has been ranked as the seventh safest country to travel to in the world on the Global Peace Index 2015! This years’ rankings has Canada slightly behind places like Iceland and Switzerland while ahead of others like Australia and Japan … [Read more...]

Alberta: Canada’s Population Powerhouse

Alberta: Canada’s Population Powerhouse Alberta`s population has continued to increase as of late due to immigration even though low energy prices have led to decreasing employment opportunities in many of the provinces industries. There basically are three ways that the population of any province can increase (or decrease): … [Read more...]

How Canada Ranks: 2014 & 2015

How Canada Has Ranked Internationally in 2014 & 2015 Oh, Canada, if I could only tell you face to face how grateful I am to be born and raised within your boundaries... what a heartfelt conversation that would be. You are a safe and free place to live for not only myself and millions of other Canadians, but also … [Read more...]

Alberta’s Average Weekly Wages On the Rise

Alberta’s Average Weekly Earnings Are Going Up Once Again! It’s no secret that Alberta has one of the strongest provincial economies in all of Canada. Where is the proof for such a statement? Look no further than the fact that even with lower oil prices Alberta’s workers are receiving bigger paycheques on a “weekly basis” than … [Read more...]

Alberta Jobs Continue to Attract Canadian Migrants

Interprovincial Migrants Rapidly Increasing Alberta's Population Alberta’s fast rate of population growth has continued to keep up the pace as many from other parts of Canada are moving to the province in search of jobs. In just three months – from April to June of 2014 – the western Canadian province had a net gain of 13,204 … [Read more...]

More Population Growth Projected for Alberta

Alberta's Long-Term Population Growth in the Millions According to Statistics Canada, Alberta's population will experience yet even more population growth than it already has in months ahead. Analysis of six possible growth situations for Alberta shows its population could increase by anywhere from 5.6 million to 6.8 million … [Read more...]

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