Learning flood-mitigation lessons from communities and cities across Canada is a major step forward towards confirming that the Town of High River requires multiple levels of flood protection, according to Mayor Craig Snodgrass.
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What does the future hold? We often ask ourselves this question, fully aware of how little we can actually predict – especially in the oil and gas sector.
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With the government shutdown showing no sign of abating, it looks like we could be left without some of our favorite economic indicators for some time.
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s forecast for Red Deer’s housing market continues to improve.
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OTTAWA — The Canadian economy appears to be gathering steam, to the surprise of many, with better-than-expected growth rates in the first two months of the year that have many analysts revising their miserly forecasts for the year.
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“We face a broader challenge—to defend the market economy amongst so many who suffered during the financial crisis. This was expressed memorably by William McChesney Martin when he spoke to the Economic Club of New York in 1957. He said, ‘Men begin to question whether the merriment was worth the misery, especially when the misery was worse among the millions who had never got in on the merrymaking in the first place.’ ” —Mervyn King, governor, Bank of England
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s fall 2012 Edmonton housing market outlook shows growth is steady for the area.
Total housing starts in the Edmonton-area census are forecasted to increase to 12,000 units by the end of 2012. They will then start moderating to 10,8000 units in 2013.
According to David Lan, senior market analyst with the CMHC, it is a sign that things are going well.
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