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Edmonton on track for economic rebound
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Edmonton on track for economic rebound

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, 2021

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Edmonton Economic Action Plan aims to create 121K jobs by 2030

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, 2021

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Alberta predicts debt will climb to $132.5B
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Alberta predicts debt will climb to $132.5B

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, 2021

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Mixed economic forecast for region as airport struggles, tech booms
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Mixed economic forecast for region as airport struggles, tech booms

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, 2021

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Businesses face two more weeks of closures
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Businesses face two more weeks of closures

Businesses must wait at least two more weeks for any relaxation of public health orders that have closed dining rooms and hair salons and imposed tighter capacity limits on retailers.

Friday, January 8, 2021

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Economic forecasts heading into 2021
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Economic forecasts heading into 2021

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, 2020

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