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This section explores the various industries that make up Alberta's economy and influence its society. Each industry profile contains background information about the industry's sectors, jobs and workforce. Also, each profile consists of forecasts, analysis of recent performance, a snapshot of applicable wages and a look at employment trends.



Trends affecting Alberta's economy

No economy can operate in isolation. Alberta's economy is influenced by events, fluctuations in commodity prices, economic decisions from around the world and more. For additional information about economic trends affecting Alberta's economy, check out this Government of Alberta website:

You are encouraged to seek additional sources of information when making plans for your career, education or business.


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