Edmonton’s life sciences industry has potential, now it needs investment

Although Edmonton’s strength in Alberta’s life sciences industry is considerable, one of our biggest hurdles is the lack of capital which can be overcome by highlighting Edmonton as an attractive investment opportunity. Focusing on Edmonton’s strength in medical devices would allow the industry to reach its necessary critical mass to become positioned as a leader in Canada’s life sciences industry.

Edmonton’s Untapped Solar Power Potential

Massive Solar Energy Potential in YEG

Papa, Mama, Teen Burger: Korea Beckons?

A suggestion for the Canadian burger family to make a move into Korea – capitalizing on Canada’s first trade agreement with Asia.

Are Canada’s Prairie Cities Growing Even Faster Than We Thought?

For years, Edmonton and the other major Prairie cities have been leading Canada in economic growth. New data reveals that they may be growing even faster than we thought.

Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries: Taking advantage of the CKFTA

The Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) took effect as of January 1, 2015. What benefit does this have for Canadian businesses?

How Can Businesses Cope with Falling Oil Prices?

As of January 5, 2015 the price of oil fell below $50 a barrel, a five-and-a-half year low. While the average consumer may be happy paying less for gas, what does the falling price of oil mean for Canada, and more specifically Alberta? Furthermore, what do falling oil prices mean for businesses that are reliant on the commodity?

From Invisible to Visible: Indigenizing Urban Eyes

In October 2013, Aboriginal community planner and artist Kamala Todd challenged 1,300 Edmontonians and an online audience across the country to indigenize our urban eyes. She reminded us that all Canadian cities are Indigenous cities.

The Evolution of ‘Super Creative Core’ Employment in Canadian Cities

The percentage of Edmonton’s workforce in creative occupations has barely changed in 20 years. How do we compare to other Canadian cities, and does it really matter?

Is your business making a “MINT” exporting?

Is your manufacturing business exporting to up and coming economic powers – “MINT” and “BRICs” nations? Enterprise Edmonton analyzes trade trends to undercover international opportunities and if Edmonton businesses are exporting to these regions.

Welding Robots: Manufacturing a New Future

“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” – Elbert Hubbard