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While river transportation provided the communication network for the fur trade in the 18th and early 19th century, it was rail transportation that opened Alberta to extensive settlement in the late 1800s, and tied the region's economy to central Canada. Southern Alberta is served by the (CPR), and central and northern Alberta by the (CNR) and its numerous subsidiaries. These routes are considered important to the province's economic well-being. The loss of branch lines has resulted in the abandonment of numerous rural communities across Alberta and the gradual elimination of old grain elevators that used to distinguish the prairie landscape.

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In the 18th century, Alberta’s economy was based in the bison robe and , developing in the 19th century into ranching and eventually grain growing. The completion of the in 1885 provided market routes for Alberta grain, as well as aiding the penetration of eastern Canadian manufactured goods. Agriculture remained the dominant economic activity until the discovery of oil in the Leduc field in 1947. Since then, the agriculture industry in Alberta has been surpassed in net product value by the oil and gas industry.

The Canadian economy is adjusting to the fall in the terms of trade

From 1896 to 1914, the Canadian West experienced unprecedented growth. During the First World War, Alberta played an important role in supplying men, materials and grain to help serve the war effort. However, following the war, grain prices fluctuated and the once-important coal mining industry declined. The worldwide depression of the 1930s, accompanied by prairie drought, soil drifting and grasshopper plagues, accelerated an economic decline that had begun in the post-war years. The Social Credit League won the 1935 provincial election by promising to fight the (and the perceived eastern control of Alberta's economy) with a mixture of religious fundamentalism and radical monetary theory. However, could not combat the global nature of the Great Depression. In 1939, the world plunged into war again, and increased employment, whether in the military or wartime industry, helping to alleviate the harsh economic conditions that dominated Alberta in the 1930s.

The Canadian economy is adjusting to the fall in commodity prices, energy in particular
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These industry-led events have focused on themes that are essential to the creation, operation and sustainability of efficient product stewardship programs in Canada. This year's conference theme is “EPR and Circular Economy” which will examine such topics such as governance of programs, the metrics of measuring program performance, innovation in product and packaging design, and how programs evolve to be more effective systems to benefit producers and consumers while complying with government regulations. Conference delegates will hear the views of opinion leaders and benefit from insights from consumer products company executives, hear from association representatives, senior producer industry experts, Deputy Ministers and Ministers of the Environment. For a listing of 2015 delegates, see . Spirited discussions will deal with serious issues that face consumer product companies in North America, such as the cost of programs, governing stewardship, fee structures, auditing of programs, reporting metrics and harmonizing program solutions.

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Other examples of similar products costing more in Canada than their U.S. counterparts include a bottle of Ultra Tide liquid detergent costing 16.3% more ( $8.77 vs $7.54) and a senior grip hockey stick costing $199.99 in Canada versus $149.99 in the U.S. for a price markup of 33.3% (that’s just plain wrong, if you ask us).

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