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Alberta has the most business-friendly environment in Canada, with a competitive tax structure, a strong economy, and the highest labour productivity in Canada.

Alberta has the most business-friendly environment in Canada, with a competitive tax structure, a strong economy, and the highest labour productivity in Canada.

Competitive Tax Rates

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No retail sales tax

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Low corporate tax

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Low personal income tax

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Low fuel taxes

Strong Economy

Highest GDP growth in Canada in the past 20 years


In terms of economic strength, Alberta punches well above its weight for its small population. Alberta has the highest real GDP per hour worked ($72.30), and the highest GDP growth in Canada over the past 20 years. 

Sources:  Statistics Canada Cansim Table 36-10-0480-01

Over $180 billion worth of major projects proposed or under construction in Alberta

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International companies such as EDF (France)Gilead (America), and Sinopec (China) are investing billions of dollars into the Alberta economy.

Investment per capita more than double the Canadian average

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Sources:  Statistics Canada Table 36-10-0222-01

 

Secure business environment

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Stable banking system

Canada scores in the top 20 of the World Bank's Political Stability Index (2017)

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Safe place for your money

Six major Canadian banks ranked among the 10 safest in North America by the Global Finance Magazine (2018)

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Pro-business climate

Alberta is ranked as North America's most pro-business climate by the Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of North America FDI Benchmarking (2016)

Talented Workforce

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Youngest population in Canada

Median age: 36.7 years

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Fastest growing

Highest population increase in North America (22% from 2008-2018)

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Highly educated

Second highest post-secondary completion rate in Canada

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Diverse workforce

1 in 6 born outside of Canada

Highest business labour productivity in Canada

(Real GDP per Hour Worked, in 2007 constant dollars)

Sources: Statistics Canada Cansim Table 36-10-0480-01

 

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Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. Through our extensive network of international and local contacts, our team of investment professionals provides a centralized, coordinated service to support foreign investors throughout the investment and business
expansion process.

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