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Alberta Economic Outlook Q2 2016

ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook summarizes research on Alberta’s most important sectors. It analyzes the province’s economic happenings and outlines what may occur in the next quarter. Download the latest repo…

Alberta Economic Outlook Q2 2015

With today's economic uncertainty in Alberta and the just released budget from Premier Jim Prentice, everyone's wondering what's next. Here's ATB Financial's economic outlook for the next three months. …

Highlights of the Alberta Economy 2014

View the government of Alberta's economic highlights for 2014. You'll learn about the thriving business and resource-based economy and, get information on what it's like to live and work here.…

HRIA Alberta HR trends report

The Alberta HR trends report was designed to understand how employers are facing the skills shortage and to discover industry benchmarks that can help HR professionals do their jobs. http://www.cappa.org/Resources/Docume…

Managing relationships with independent contractors

Mark E. Greiger from Blaney McMurtry LLP writes about the rules and regulations around independent contractors in his white paper. He differentiates what employees and an independent contractors are and the legal implications…

Why millennials dislike the nine-to-five

The way to attract young talent is by letting your millennial employees work from home, according to the Conference Board of Canada. 70% of full-time workers aged 18–29 would be more satisfied in their jobs if they could w…

Canadian economy added 42,000 jobs in July

Turns out, Canada’s employment picture isn’t as bleak as it first appeared. Statistics Canada reported in August that 42,000 jobs were created in July. Read the full article in the Financial Post: http://business.financi…