Alberta Economic Quick Facts
Posted Jan 15, 2018
The december issue of Alberta Economic Quick Facts has been released and can be found here.
Despite the oil downturn of recent years, the Alberta advantage is certainly alive and well! In 2016, Alberta's business sector had the highest labour productivity level in the country and the long-term growth prospects remain strong for the province. The province has one of the most competitive bsuienss tax enviornments in North America with a combined federal/provincial corporate income tax rate of 27%.
In addition, in december 2017 Alberta saw an astouding 26,000 jobs added and the provincial unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points to 6.9%.
The Town of Taber has experienced positive year-over-year growth and is well positioned to keep up with provincial growth rates, come see what Taber has to offer your business and find out how you can start Growing in Taber.