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Prosperity-Driven Immigration for Canada

Improving immigration in Canada to support the long-term opportunity, well-being, and prosperity of all Canadians

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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.

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

Dec 04 2023

Weekly EconMinute—November 2023 Labour Force Survey

In this week's EconMinute, we're talking about the November 2023 Labour Force Survey. Canadian labour...
Nov 29 2023

While still positive, business optimism has softened: Results from the November 2023 Business Expectations Survey

Overall, the province’s economic outlook remains positive but has moderated. Compared with our June...
Nov 28 2023

Episode #110: C-Suite Unplugged: Mike Rose, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Tourmaline Oil Corp.

Join Mike Rose, Chairman, President & CEO of Tourmaline Oil Corp., to discuss the future of...
Nov 27 2023

Weekly EconMinute—Misery Index

In this week's EconMinute, we're talking about  Alberta’s “misery index.” The misery index is an...
Nov 23 2023

Canada’s National Immigration Strategy

Immigration has been and continues to be crucial to Canada’s economic, social, and cultural...
Nov 22 2023

Weekly EconMinute—Fiscal sustainability

In this week's EconMinute, we're talking about fiscal sustainability of the federal government. It’s...

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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.