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Alberta ends legislature spring sitting with balanced budget, premier's long goodbye

North Shore News 27 May 2022
EDMONTON — Alberta’s legislature has wrapped up a tumultuous spring sitting ... “This government produced Alberta’s first balanced budget in a decade and the economy is back on track, poised to lead the country in growth this year,” Nixon told reporters Thursday as the sitting ended.

Alberta Thrives Amid Oil Rally

Oil Price 25 May 2022
Now, Alberta is booming ... Indeed, Alberta's economy alone is seen expanding at a rate topping the G7 and most… .


MENA FN 24 May 2022
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) Company to employ 80 Albertans and add over $120 million to Alberta's economy via value-added agribusiness processing of yellow peasCALGARY, AB, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ ... .

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks for first time since signalling resignation

Canoe 20 May 2022
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks for first time since signalling resignation Back to video ... “This is a demonstration that Alberta’s government continues to do the people’s business, continues to fight for this province, to work for a strong economy, to make life better for Albertans,” said Kenney ... This is a critical time in Alberta’s history.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney stepping down as leader of UCP

Toronto Sun 19 May 2022
Jason Kenney is stepping down as leader of the United Conservative Party and premier of Alberta ... As Alberta’s economy began to recover and oil prices climbed high enough to help the province project a balanced budget this year, Kenney pushed back against his critics, framing himself as an experienced leader who knows how to win elections.

The seatbelt sign is on: High oil prices expected to propel Alberta's economy forward despite ...

Canada Newswire 19 May 2022
CALGARY, AB, /CNW/ - ATB Financial's latest quarterly Economic Outlook Report forecasts Alberta's economy remaining strong while pushing through global headwinds and continuing to build momentum in 2022. Alberta's economy is facing the same challenges as the rest of the world due to the war in Ukraine.

George W. Bush: May I Quote You, Mr. President?

GlobalResearch 19 May 2022
Slip of the Tongue. This is not an isolated event ... “That is the Question” ... “The problem with the French is that they don’t have a word for ‘entrepreneur'” comes from a remark made by Bush during a discussion of the French economy during the 2002 G8 summit in Kananaskis, Alberta, as reported in The Times (London), July 9, 2002,.

Vancouver real estate downturn has already started

North Shore News 17 May 2022
Yu and Davidoff said that while B.C.’s economy is disproportionately weighted more toward real estate and construction than is Alberta’s, the Statista data is misleading because the real estate, rental and leasing component of the economy includes people paying rent – something that would not stop in a recession.

Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

North Shore News 16 May 2022
Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein left soon after receiving 55 per cent of the vote in 2006 ... The party has struggled at the polls for more than a year, but Kenney said Monday the future looks bright for him and the UCP as the Alberta economy rebounds ... “I was the central leader of the merger of conservative parties in Alberta.

World's first metaverse with built-in protection for the minors and the planet

Victoria Advocate 11 May 2022
The documentary will highlight the use cases and the impact of the metaverse on our real-world economy and the future of jobs. The documentary is a journey into the metaverse through interviews with experts at Dentons, Government of Alberta, Calaxy,, Brane Capital, ...

Proposed cattle feedlot threatens popular but fragile Alberta lake, residents say

North Shore News 02 May 2022
EDMONTON — Thousands of Alberta cottagers and homeowners are waiting anxiously to see if a provincial regulator will allow a large cattle feedlot to be developed near a popular and environmentally fragile recreational lake ... "In Alberta, beef production is valued and has a significant place in our economy.

Family stress, lack of attachments: Boom-and-bust economies affect youth mental health, research shows

CBC 28 Apr 2022
Researchers interviewed hundreds of people in energy-reliant communities in Alberta and South Africa to better understand the mental health impacts of boom-and-bust economies on young people ... .

Stamps optimistic as training camp nears

Toronto Sun 28 Apr 2022
There’s an optimism around the Calgary Stampeders right now. Advertisement 2. Story continues below. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below ... They almost always do ... Advertisement 3. Story continues below ... “It’s been a tough off-season, the economy probably hit Southern Alberta harder than most parts of the country ... .

Alberta, future home of Canada's hydrogen economy, hopes government

CTV 27 Apr 2022
Premier Jason Kenney pitched Alberta as the future home of the hydrogen economy Tuesday at an energy event in Edmonton ... .

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