CAPP - Natural Gas and Oil Industry Investing in Canada’s Economic Recovery
January 13, 2021
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in upstream natural gas and oil investment in 2021. Capital spending in the sector is expected to be around $3.36 billion higher this year, reaching $27.3 billion, compared to an estimated total investment of $24 billion in 2020.
Edmonton Sun - Edmonton City Council Approves 2021 Property Tax Freeze
December 11, 2020
Edmonton city council has approved a property tax freeze for the first time since 1997.
As part of the 2021 budget discussions, council found $64 million in savings to bring next year’s tax levy down from the previously-approved 3.2 per cent to provide some economic relief to residents and business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
RBC Economics - Navigating 2021: 21 Charts for the Year Ahead
December 8, 2020
From office towers and shopping malls to stadiums and campuses, much of our economy was built through the 20th century on a model of centralization. The COVID crisis decimated that, at least for a time, allowing us to work, shop, watch and learn from anywhere.
Navigating 2021 will require Canadians to continue to build that decentralized future—and rebuild some of the centralized model that remains a powerful driver of innovation, efficiency and diversity.