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Edmonton is on track to rebound this year from one of the steepest economic plunges among Canada’s big cities as analysts express relief that Alberta has avoided mass bankruptcies and other long-term impacts from COVID-19.
Friday, April 30, 2021Continue reading
The Edmonton Economic Action Plan will coordinate and drive economic development over the next decade with a goal of creating 121,000 net new jobs in Edmonton by 2030.
Monday, April 12, 2021Continue reading
The provincial government expects to finish the current fiscal year $20.1 billion deeper in the red and run deficits for three more years totaling another $37 billion. Tax-supported debt of $132.5 billion by 2023-24 will cost $3.3 billion a year to service.
Friday, February 26, 2021Continue reading
A new report from real estate company Morguard shows the region's economy shrunk by 10.8% last year, the largest decrease among the country's 13 metropolitan areas.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021Continue reading
What lies ahead in 2021 for employment, residential real estate, and economic output? Here’s what the experts are saying – with the caveat that no one expected 2020 would bring an oil price war that hammered Alberta’s energy sector and then combined with a pandemic to cause the largest annual economic contraction in Alberta’s modern-day history.
Friday, December 18, 2020Continue reading