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ATB Financial’s economics team interprets the latest statistics on wages, employment, inflation, the oil and gas industry and other economic drivers in our province.


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The Owl focuses on the day’s top economic new​s.

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Alberta’s population trends Part 2: Interprovincial migration
June 20, 2018

Alberta’s population trends Part 2: Interprovincial migration

While Alberta has typically been the recipient of interprovincial migration, it does experience occasional periods of net outflow.

Alberta’s population trends Part 1: Fewer non-residents in Alberta
June 19, 2018

Alberta’s population trends Part 1: Fewer non-residents in Alberta

During the recession, Alberta experienced net interprovincial out-migration of workers to other parts of Canada. But it wasn’t only Canadian citizens leaving.

Manufacturing shipments tumble
June 18, 2018

Manufacturing shipments tumble

With the recent aluminum tariffs placed on imports by the US government, brewers in the US are expecting to pay a lot more for aluminum cans.

Alberta’s exposure to tariffs, part 3
June 15, 2018

Alberta’s exposure to tariffs, part 3

The Owl is taking a deeper look into Alberta's trade relationship with the US. We asked ATB's team that researches and writes Perch to help. The following is the final edition of a three-part series, a petite version of Perch.

Alberta’s exposure to tariffs, part 2
June 14, 2018

Alberta’s exposure to tariffs, part 2

The Owl is taking a deeper look into Alberta's trade relationship with the US. We asked ATB's team that researches and writes Perch to help. The following is the second of a three-part series, a petite version of Perch.

Perch

Each Perch focuses on a topic that’s important to Alberta​ns. So sit back and enjoy.​​

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Alberta Economic​ Outlook

ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook summarizes research on Alberta’s most important sectors. It analyzes the province’s economic happenings and outlines what may occur in the next few months.​​

Todd Hirsch

Learn more about Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist at ATB Financial.​​

Rob Roach

Meet Rob Roach, the director of insight on ATB Financial’s economics and research team.​​

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