Tourism and Hospitality: At A Glance

Tourism and Hospitality: At A Glance

There is no sugar coating the fact that COVID-19 has been exceptionally hard on Alberta’s tourism industry. But, the Conference Board of Canada predicts that, by 2023, Alberta will welcome more out-of-province visitors than in any year before the pandemic.

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Financial Services: At A Glance

Financial Services: At A Glance

If money makes the world go around, the world is in Alberta.

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Creative Industries & Culture: At A Glance

Creative Industries & Culture: At A Glance

The spirit of the province as experienced in art, customs and traditions is at the forefront of Alberta Culture Days — a 30-day celebration each September. It’s that community spirit that binds the arts and creative communities in a spirit of collaboration that attracts artists and creatives with a global reach.

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Health & Leisure: At A Glance

Health & Leisure: At A Glance

Albertans work hard, and we might just play even harder.

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Transportation and Logistics: At A Glance

Transportation and Logistics: At A Glance

Alberta may be landlocked, but it’s home to two ports — Port Alberta, in the Edmonton region, and the Calgary Region Inland Port. These Foreign Trade Zone Points are strategic locations for international trade and facilitate access to markets across Western Canada and beyond.

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Energy & Petro-Chemicals: At A Glance

Energy & Petro-Chemicals: At A Glance

Alberta is Canada’s energy province with vast resources in conventional oil, unconventional oil (oil sands), natural gas and green energy solutions.

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Agriculture & Agri-Foods: At A Glance

Agriculture & Agri-Foods: At A Glance

Alberta’s sweeping agricultural landscape covers about one-third of the province.

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Higher Learning & Research: At A Glance

Higher Learning & Research: At A Glance

Alberta is home to some of the country’s most prestigious universities, and is a national leader in artificial intelligence and medical research.

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Technology & Data: At A Glance

Technology & Data: At A Glance

The Government of Alberta created the Alberta Enterprise Corporation (AEC) in 2008 to support the venture capital ecosystem, which, in turn, has provided capital as well as operational and management expertise to the tech industry.

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Forestry: At A Glance

Forestry: At A Glance

According to the Alberta Wilderness Association, a little over 60 per cent of Alberta’s land area is forested, making it home to Canada’s fourth-largest forestry industry.

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