A century later, UFA still providing farmers with supplies and leverage

CEO Carol Kitchen talks about how UFA is part of the fabric of rural Alberta, helping agriculture feed people around the world

A century later, UFA still providing farmers with supplies and leverageCarol Kitchen is president and CEO of UFA. Calgary’s Business: What’s the United Farmers of Alberta and what does it do? Kitchen: United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) is a member-owned co-operative. We’re a progressive and diversified business that provides the products, services and solutions our owners and customers in rural communities need to successfully run…

Scotiabank forecasts continued economic expansion for Alberta

Report says private-sector investment and exports will increasingly drive growth in the province

Scotiabank forecasts continued economic expansion for AlbertaA new report by Scotiabank Economics says Alberta real gross domestic product growth is expected to ease to an average of about 2.5 per cent during 2018-19 after last year’s 4.9 per cent surge. That reflects a stronger rebound than anticipated following the 2015–16 recession, and total output is now projected to surpass its 2014…

Taking the stress out of moving

Nate Edwards talks about how Virtuo’s tech-enabled service saves customers time and eases headaches

Taking the stress out of movingNate Edwards is co-founder and managing partner of Virtuo. Calgary’s Business: What is Virtuo and when was it founded? Edwards: Virtuo is a tech-enabled customer experience company that makes transitioning and settling into a new home simple and stress free. We save homebuyers more than 40 hours of their time by facilitating everything for them,…

Oil and gas production on the rise

Canadian industries operated at 85.5% of their production capacity in the second quarter: StatsCan

Oil and gas production on the riseMore good news for Alberta’s economy from Statistics Canada. In a report released on Wednesday, the federal agency said Canadian industries operated at 85.5 per cent of their production capacity in the second quarter, up from 83.7 per cent in the first quarter. This follows a slight decrease in capacity utilization in the first quarter…
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