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    Alberta's Economy: A Tale of Boom and Bust

    Alberta, Canada's fourth-largest province by population, is a land of contrasts. With its stunning natural beauty, booming oil sands industry, and entrepreneurial spirit, Alberta has long been a driver of Canada's economic engine. However, its dependence on natural resources has also made it susceptible to the ups and downs of global commodity prices, leading to a history of economic boom and bust.

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    Red Deer Real Estate Market

    In 2021, Red Deer's real estate market made an incredible breakthrough. In December 2021, there were 122 transactions in Red Deer for all single-family, half-duplex, townhouse/duplex, and condo-type homes, making it one of the busiest December months in decades! This represents an almost 40% increase over December 2020, when there were 88 purchases.

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    7 Fascinating Facts about Lloydminster

    Lloydminster distinguished itself from the rest of Canada by its border position, which determined many of the city's features. The 50th meridian passes through it, along which the border between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta is defined. The meridian is marked by substantial bright red border pillars up to 30m high, which are the village's hallmark and attract a large number of tourists.

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    Fort McMurray History

    Fort McMurray is an urban area in Wood Buffalo municipality in Alberta, Canada. From 1980 to 1995, Fort McMurray had city status. Then in 1995, the city was merged with the Wood Buffalo metropolitan area. 

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    History of Red Deer Development

    Red Deer is located in the central province of Alberta in Canada. The city is located in an aspen park, a region of hills where oil, grain and livestock are raised. It is a center for the distribution of oil and agriculture, and the surrounding region is a major center for petrochemical production. 

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    History of the Lacombe

    Lacombe is a city located in the province of Alberta, Canada. The city is located in a hilly park area. Lacombe became the 17th city of Alberta on September 5, 2010.