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Rising Gas Taxes Dinging Drivers and Businesses in Edmonton

Gas taxes are going up in the province. In fact, almost 31 per cent of the pump price in Alberta is tax, according to...

What’s Next for Edmonton’s Skilled Workforce?

Edmonton’s economy has finally started to stir, and that means businesses and employees alike are breathing a sigh of relief—but did the recession (and...

K-Days: Looking Forward, Staying Grounded

Faced with a post-Oilers Northlands, this year’s K-Days is a testament to the festival’s longevity and ability to change with the times. When K-Days closed...

Alberta Softwood Lumber Trade Council Opposes US Tariffs

Earlier this year, the United States Department of Commerce (USDC) implemented tariffs of 19 per cent - 24 per cent on lumber from Alberta...

Finding the Way

The Alberta Government Treasury Board and Finance report, Alberta Economy – Indicators at a Glance (May 2017) notes that the province’s GDP tumbled by...

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott: Wherever she Goes, Transformation Follows

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott, president and CEO of NorQuest College, is passionate about transformation, and it’s a passion that has taken her from community...

Alberta Businesses Aren’t Looking for a Handout

Corporate welfare is on the rise in Alberta. While politicians are picking and choosing which businesses they favour for subsidies, they’re taking that cash...

What Corporate Diversification Looks Like in Post-Recession Alberta

Edmonton is still in the recovery stage following a recession that forced a lot of businesses to turn to diversification in order to pull...

Sometimes, Silence is not Golden

“If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind,” Gandhi said. “Even if you’re a minority of one, the truth is still the...

Growing Alberta

Alberta is known as an oil and gas province, but agriculture is a strong player in the economy too. While the overall economy fell...