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Priorities for Government

Working with the provincial and federal governments on priorities that matter to Albertans.

Delivering the Promise

A framework and action plan for a prosperity-driven immigration system for Canada

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Future Unbuilt

Transforming Canada’s Regulatory Systems to Achieve Environmental, Economic, and Indigenous Partnership Goals

Final report from the Task Force on Major Project Development and Regulatory Excellence recommending improvements to Canada’s permitting and approval processes to enable major projects in Canada.

Current Work

In-depth research, analysis, and recommendations on issues impacting Albertans and Alberta business.

Jun 17 2024

Ominous Signs: The Labour Market is More Than Just “Cooling”

In this week’s EconMinute, we examine whether an increase in unemployment signals an economic...
Jun 13 2024

Not the population boom of the past

In this commentary, we explore how many people are moving into the province, who is moving, and what...
Jun 11 2024

Episode #123: Brian Boulanger, Chief Executive Officer, ARC Financial Corp.

Join Brian Boulanger for a discussion on his journey to the C-Suite, the current state of capital...
Jun 10 2024

Weekly EconMinute—May 2024 Labour Force Survey

In this week’s EconMinute, we take a look at May 2024’s Labour Force Survey numbers and...
Jun 07 2024

Letter to the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance on Amendments to Bill C-59

Letter to the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance on Amendments to Bill C-59

Jun 06 2024

Weekly EconMinute—Labour Productivity By Industry

In this week’s EconMinute, we explore labour productivity changes by industry, and compare and...

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CEO Task Forces

Deploying the experience and expertise of Alberta’s CEOs to develop policies and actions on the big challenges Albertans face.

A vision for Alberta’s future and a roadmap to achieve it.

Our award-winning final report presents both a vision for Alberta’s future, created by Albertans, and the roadmap to achieve this vision. We believe that Alberta’s best days are still ahead, but we must plan for them on purpose. Define the Decade is that plan.