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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 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 Adds Jobs in January 2015 Despite Oil Prices

Alberta’s Employment Market Adds Jobs Despite Faltering Oil Prices World-wide Regardless of falling oil prices and company layoffs we hear about in the news, Alberta still remains a great place for workers looking to find a job according to Statistics Canada’s recently released Labour Force Survey. Detailed in the report is a … [Read more...]

Alberta Opens Trade Office in India

Alberta Has Opened a Trade Office in India Early in 2013, it was announced that Alberta will be expanding its world connections with the debut of a new trade office in India. Now, a month later, that announcement has become reality as Premier Alison Redford opened that office while on a trade mission to India in the middle of … [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...]

Why the Outright Opposition in Canada?

Why the outright opposition in Canada? Is it just me or does it seem like environmental organizations only know one word, “No”, when it comes to oil in Canada? The WWF is one of those groups who says Canada can’t export oil through British Columbia’s north coast under any circumstances. I decided to do some sleuthing to see … [Read more...]

Imperial Oil Moving Downtown Offices to Quarry Park Calgary

Imperial Oil Moving its Calgary Offices to Quarry Park Employees at Imperial Oil who are used to working in downtown Calgary will soon have to commute to their new office location in the southeast community of Quarry Park by shuttle bus. At some point in the future there will be the new southeast LRT line servicing the rapidly … [Read more...]

Calgary Head Offices – Financial Post 500

Calgary Head Office Companies - Top Earners on the Financial Post's 500 If you are Canadian, chances are you know that Calgary is the epicentre of the oil patch. Found below the world’s third largest oil reserves, it’s no wonder why many oil and gas companies in Canada have chosen Calgary as the location for their head office. … [Read more...]