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Alberta government says new capital investment tax credit will spur job growth

The Alberta government says the $75-million credit will lead to $700 million in investments and "support thousands of direct and indirect jobs." >

Alberta businesses ‘surprised’ by announcement on investor tax credit

Alberta Chambers of Commerce says it was under the impression it would be consulted before any details of the Investor Tax Credit, including which industries would benefit, were announced. >

Alberta Budget Oil Price Estimate ‘Optimistic’: Auspice Founder

The Alberta government has pegged the price of oil at $42 for the 2016-17 fiscal year, and has adjusted its forecast for 2015-16 down to $45 >

In these Alberta towns, firefighters are employees of private companies

Despite reassurances, Northwest Fire Rescue and Training’s pivot into the public sector caused alarm — the notion that public services would be provided by private interests was met with skepticism >

Calgary Chamber calls for investor tax credit to replace cancelled jobs program

The Calgary Chamber is calling for an investor tax credit in Thursday's budget to replace the recently terminated job creation grant program. The credit would generate jobs by spurring growth among small businesses >

Everything you need to know about Alberta business to start your week

CP abandons bid to buy U.S. railroad, TransCanada expands pipeline business in Mexico, and an NDP divided over pipelines >

What Alberta businesses can expect from the 2016 budget

The provincial government has already hinted at what Albertans can expect from Thursday's budget, including a $10-billion deficit >

If Uber doesn’t return to Alberta, someone else will fill in the gap

Companies like Uber thrive in an unchained, free-market ethos — but cities can't allow them to operate unchecked >

Why Brad Wall didn’t campaign on energy and pipelines

The outspoken leader is known in Alberta for his pro-energy and pro-pipelines stance. But that’s not what won him a third term as premier of Saskatchewan >

Alberta business alliance seeks moratorium on policies affecting jobs, investment

The alliance asks that the premier not implement any more tax increases, make the existing carbon tax truly revenue neutral, and halt any further increases to the minimum wage >

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