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Each Perch focuses on a topic that’s important to Alberta​ns.


It's off to work we go: An overview of Alberta's labour force

This edition of Perch provides answers to these questions to give context to the broader effort of ensuring that Albertans can find good jobs and Alberta employers can find good employees. After all, putting our human capital to work is the key to a strong economy and to ensuring Alberta remains agreat place to live.

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The Owl focuses on the day’s top economic news.

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Construction prices stabilizing in Alberta
May 24, 2018

Construction prices stabilizing in Alberta

The economic boom of 2006-07 more than doubled construction costs, but the recession of 2009-10 brought them back down. Prices rose more gradually during 2012-14, then fell modestly through 2015-16.

Wholesale activity still strong but could signal weakness in retail sector
May 23, 2018

Wholesale activity still strong but could signal weakness in retail sector

In March, the total sales of products to businesses, institutions and governments, reached $6.7 billion. March’s total meant that sales were up 5.6 per cent from the same month a year earlier.

ATB's Alberta Economic Outlook: Provincial economy improving but at a more moderate pace
May 22, 2018

ATB's Alberta Economic Outlook: Provincial economy improving but at a more moderate pace

Alberta’s economy is once again expanding with most major economic indicators moving in the right direction. ATB Financial releases its latest Alberta Economic Outlook today.

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