Navigate Up
Sign In

The Owl

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.


​​

Subscribe to The Owl ​​​​​​The Owl Archives​ ​

Alberta’s housing resale market slowed in 2018
February 15, 2019

Alberta’s housing resale market slowed in 2018

The value of homes sold in Alberta fell 9.6 per cent in 2018, going from $22.8 billion in 2017 to $20.6 billion in 2018.

Manufacturing sales end 2018 on a sour note
February 14, 2019

Manufacturing sales end 2018 on a sour note

Alberta's manufacturing sales fell to $6.1 billion in December. That's 4 per cent lower than November and 11 per cent below October.

Fertility rate on the decline
February 13, 2019

Fertility rate on the decline

Albertans are having fewer babies according to the most recent fertility rate data.

Charitable giving in Alberta Part II
February 12, 2019

Charitable giving in Alberta Part II

The breakdown by town and city in our province reveals some interesting trends on who gives the most.

Charitable giving in Alberta Part I
February 11, 2019

Charitable giving in Alberta Part I

When it comes to pitching in and getting things done, Albertans are known for their tireless volunteerism. Our willingness to pitch in with cash is also something that sets us apart.

Job numbers disappoint to start the new year
February 08, 2019

Job numbers disappoint to start the new year

Alberta lost about 15,500 positions in January, most of them being full-time positions (-14,600). The number of part-time jobs decreased by 900.

Housing starts tumble to end 2018
February 07, 2019

Housing starts tumble to end 2018

Home builders started construction on just over 19,000 new homes in December, hitting the second lowest monthly total of 2018.

Perch

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

Read Perch now​​

Listen to podcast​​

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.​​

Read now​​

​​
​​The Owl archives​​
GlassdooreSSENTIAL Accessibility™Diversity and Inclusion

About ATB | Contact Us | Find a Branch or ABM | Current Rates | Privacy and Security | Legal | Code of Conduct | Site Map | Supplier Resources

©ATB Financial 2019. All rights reserved. ATB Financial is a trade name/registered trademark.

ATB Financial