Alberta created the most jobs in March, but there’s more to the story

There’s nothing like getting ready for an interview to provide an opportunity to delve into statistics. The employment statistics released on Friday by Statistics Canada may sound good at first, but they raise more questions than they answer. The numbers show that 20,400 new jobs were created in Alberta in March. (Remember that no one

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WATCH: Conflict or Cooperation? Inter-American Relations in the Age of Trump

Via Latin American Research Centre: Conflict or Cooperation? Inter-American Relations in the Age of Trump Roundtable event on March 3, 2017 at the University of Calgary Downtown Campus. Carlo Dade, Director of the Trade & Investment Centre at the Canada West Foundation, answers the question “What is the future of inter-American policy in the age

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Alberta Budget 2017: Tough times mean saying ‘How’ not ‘No’ to innovation

In tough times, private sector enterprises are forced to cut expenses, find efficiencies, streamline operations, innovate to develop new, more cost-effective ways of doing things. Every government should have the discipline to do the same. And frankly, that should be a constant effort. There is much to worry about if the royalty revenue forecasts in

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Premier Wall’s trip to Iowa a smart move for Saskatchewan

Canada’s close geographic proximity and long-standing preferential trading relationship with the U.S. can no longer be taken for granted. With the new U.S. administration’s “America First” trade agenda and its intention to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), it is more crucial now than ever for both Ottawa and the provinces to advance

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To get a softwood deal with Trump, Canada should take these 5 messages to Washington

Photo credit: iStock, BasSlabbers Donald Trump officially becomes U.S. president today, and will begin implementing his trade agenda. He comes to office touting his plans for “creating jobs and wealth for American workers.” Canada’s best hope in resolving the escalating softwood lumber dispute is to use this to our advantage. Canada has a very short window

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Border Democrats’ turn on NAFTA a reality check for Canada

As Canadian leaders and policy-makers gather insights to respond to recent political upheaval in the U.S., an interesting trade development below the border early in the new year has so far flown mostly under the radar. Embed from Getty Images   In January, a group of House Democrats who were part of the vocal anti-TPP

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