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Jan. 4, 2013

VEHICLE SALES Canadian Federal Government is renewing it’s $250 million car innovation fund for 5 years, the first auto-subsidy program since 2009. Canadians purchased 1.676 million vehicles in 2012 due to low financing costs.… Read More

Dec. 28, 2012

LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG) – FUEL OF THE FUTURE? Every investor needs to check out this 2 minute video on LNG, click here to watch. Liquefied Natural Gas takes about 1/600th of the volume… Read More

Dec. 21, 2012

IMPACT OF OIL PRICES ON THE ALBERTA BUDGET Alberta expects to draw down its sustainability fund by about $3 billion to cover this year’s deficit. Finance Minister Doug Horner will present Alberta’s budget in… Read More

Dec. 14, 2012

MANPOWER REPORT – CANADIAN Q1 2013 HIRING More than 1,900 Canadian employers were surveyed, 13% expect to add jobs in Q1 2013. 7% expect to trim jobs and 78% plan to keep staffing levels… Read More

Dec. 7, 2012

EUROPEAN UPDATE Edmonton Consular Corp Luncheon – Werner Wnendt’s comments, New German Ambassador to Canada Germany is committed to making the Euro work and to keep Greece as a member. It will take a… Read More

Nov. 30, 2012

ALBERTA Q2 FISCAL UPDATE Year to date employment is ↑ 2.8% while population is expected to ↑3.7% this year. Retail sales are ↑ 9% in the first 8 months of 2012. Global energy price… Read More

Nov. 23, 2012

SLOW GROWTH CANADIAN ECONOMY IN 2013 Canadian September CPI held steady at 1.2% YoY, unchanged from August. Core CPI was also unchanged at 1.3%. Canadian home price inflation declined to 3.4% in October YoY… Read More

Nov. 16, 2012

JANET YELLEN – FRONT RUNNER AS NEXT FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIR We believe that Janet Yellen is the front runner to become the Federal Reserve Chair when Ben Bernanke’s term ends in early 2014. Following… Read More

Nov. 9, 2012

REMEMBRANCE DAY Monday, November 12th, stock markets will be open however banks will be closed Saturday, October 27th, the town of Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands celebrated the 68th anniversary of its liberation.… Read More

Nov. 2, 2012

Oil and Gas US natural gas production increased 25% in the 5 years ending July 2012. US imports of Canadian natural gas have fallen 23% since 2007 to 8.2 billion cubic feet/day while US… Read More