Community (Local) Economic Development

Working & Jobs

Alberta's communities need qualified workers and professionals to drive their local economies. Learn about initiatives underway to help people to work, start or expand their careers in Alberta.

Since 2004, Alberta employment has grown an average of 50,000 new jobs per year: a growth rate of 2.5 per cent per annum. In 2014, employment in the Alberta economy increased by 48,400 from 2013.