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Calgary Stampede back on with oil prices high, COVID rules low

Yahoo Daily News 06 Jul 2022
By Rod Nickel. (Reuters) - With crude prices around $100 a barrel and COVID-19 restrictions largely gone, the Calgary Stampede looks to reclaim its place this year as Canada's biggest oil industry party ... The Stampede injects C$540 million ($414.02 million) annually into Alberta's economy, according to a 2019 Conference Board of Canada study.
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Alberta govt to intervene in antitrust review of Rogers, Shaw deal

FX Empire 05 Jul 2022
The companies “have significant presence in Alberta’s telecommunications market and their successes and failures will impact Alberta’s consumers, workers, and, potentially, other aspects of Alberta’s economy,” according to the notice posted ...
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Alberta to intervene in antitrust review of Rogers, Shaw deal

Reuters 05 Jul 2022
The companies "have significant presence in Alberta's telecommunications market and their successes and failures will impact Alberta's consumers, workers, and, potentially, other aspects of Alberta's economy," according to a notice posted on the competition tribunal's website.
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Alberta to intervene in proceedings on Rogers-Shaw deal

Moosejaw Today 05 Jul 2022
The attorney general of Alberta will intervene in competition tribunal proceedings ... The notice of intervention states that the "successes and failures" of the deal will have an impact on Alberta consumers and the province's economy.
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Calgary Stampede receives $10M from federal government to aid recovery from pandemic

Castanet 30 Jun 2022
He says it would also help to reignite Alberta's visitor economy ... "The tourism industry is facing a strong comeback providing quality jobs across the country, showcasing stunning landscapes and offering exciting experiences right here in Alberta.".
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Officials, former politicians pitch a path to net-zero with Alberta's economy in mind

CBC 29 Jun 2022
Media personalities, former politicians and industry officials gathered at Calgary's BMO Centre on Tuesday as part of an event called Alberta Relaunch, billed as a conference focused on shaping Alberta's economic future ... .
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Alberta ends 2021-22 with surprise C$3.9 bln surplus on higher oil prices

Reuters 28 Jun 2022
June 28 (Reuters) - Canada's oil-producing province of Alberta ended the 2021-22 fiscal year with a surprise surplus of C$3.9 billion ($3 billion), its first in seven years, helped by the economy reopening after the pandemic and a surge in energy prices, the government said on Tuesday.
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Calgary Airport - Banff Passenger Rail Project Completes 11 Key Components of First Stage of ...

Maryville Daily Forum 27 Jun 2022
The study conservatively forecasts the project’s Benefit Cost Ratio to be 2.8 times and the project is expected to contribute over 9,880 job years of employment during construction and an additional 22,500 jobs and $6.4 billion of gross value added to the Alberta economy once completed ... • Alberta residents’ economy ticket.
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Imperial Oil signs deal with E3 Lithium to advance pilot project (Business)

Castanet 24 Jun 2022
has signed a deal with E3 Lithium for a lithium project in Alberta and agreed to invest $6.35 million in the company ... 1, the historic gusher struck by Imperial in 1947 that launched Alberta's oil and gas industry and changed the course of the province's economy.
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E3 Lithium, Imperial Oil to collaborate on pilot project in Alberta

Mining Dot Com 23 Jun 2022
Leduc No.1, Imperial’s first well into this reservoir, was one of Imperial’s most prolific oil discoveries in Alberta and transformed the provincial and Canadian economies, much like lithium has the potential to do ... Together, these resources cover about 34% of the company’s permit area in south-central Alberta.
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A Parent Media Co. Inc. Closes Strategic Investment Round With TriWest Capital Partners With ...

Eagle-Tribune 22 Jun 2022
CALGARY, Alberta, June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Parent Media Co ... APMC's growth in recent years has been closely followed by Alberta's Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation, Doug Schweitzer ... This is exactly what we hoped to achieve as we work to rebuild and diversify the Alberta economy.".
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Alberta housing starts rebound to 2015 levels as oil prices surge

North Shore News 21 Jun 2022
New home construction in Alberta cities boomed from 2010 to 2014, a ... In addition to housing starts, there are other indications that Alberta's economy is once again firing on all cylinders.
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Alberta housing starts rebound to 2015 levels as oil prices surge (Business)

Castanet 21 Jun 2022
Housing starts in Alberta are at a seven-year high as surging oil prices fuel a fresh building boom in the province ... Alberta's cities are ... New home construction in Alberta cities boomed from 2010 to 2014, a period when the province's commodity-driven economy was roaring.
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Bitcoin Mining Could Be The Answer To Nigeria’s Inflationary Crisis

Bitcoin Magazine 17 Jun 2022
An Overview Of Nigeria’s Economy. Nigeria’s economy remains the biggest economy in Africa, despite the challenges that have been dwindling its growth over the years ... “Nigeria's economic freedom score is 54.4, making its economy the 124th freest in the 2022 Index ... country's economy.

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