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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.

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May 27 2024

Weekly EconMinute—Housing Starts

In this week’s EconMinute, we explore housing starts in Alberta as compared to the rest of major...
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May 23 2024

Weekly EconMinute—Population Growth in Alberta

In this week’s EconMinute, we’re talking about the population growth in Alberta. Alberta has welcomed a...
May 21 2024

Episode #122: C-Suite Unplugged: Jesse Douglas, CEO, Green Impact Partners

Join Jesse Douglas, CEO, Green Impact Partners for a discussion on his journey to the C-Suite, the...
May 15 2024

Health Care Wait Times: Why Hiring More Doctors Isn’t Necessarily the Cure

In this commentary, we’ll look at how the number of physicians in Alberta and across Canada has changed...
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May 13 2024

Weekly EconMinute—April 2024 Labour Force Survey

In this week's EconMinute, we're talking about the April 2024 Labour Force Survey. The Alberta labour...
May 08 2024

It’s time for Canada to deliver the promise of immigration

This report recommends a renewed approach to economic immigration that anchors prosperity, opportunity,...

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AlbertaBetter Podcast | A business lens on creating a society where everyone can thrive.

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AlbertaBETTER explores the big challenges we face as Albertans, and how business, government, and Albertans can co-create a society where prosperity is created and shared by all. New episodes drop every other Tuesday.

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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.