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Define the Decade report sets the stage for Alberta prosperity over the next 10 years

十大正规网堵平台 political scientist Dr. 拉尔斯 ·海尔萨姆 contributed to report from the 艾伯塔省商业委员会

With the province of Alberta currently at a crossroads, the 艾伯塔省商业委员会 (BCA) released its flagship report Thursday — Define the Decade: Building Alberta’s Future—Together.

Dr. 拉尔斯·海尔萨姆, director of the 普伦蒂斯学院 and 十大正规网堵平台 political scientist, 对报告有贡献, which examines the state of Alberta and sets out a visionary plan to “create a good life for every Albertan.” The plan is the culmination of a landmark research and public consultation process that engaged thousands of Albertans from all walks of life.

Dr. 拉尔斯 Hallstrom is the director of the 普伦蒂斯学院 and a 十大正规网堵平台 political scientist.

“Albertans were remarkably united in their desired vision for the future. We all want a place of belonging, opportunity and solutions,” says ·海尔萨姆. “This report outlines a reimagined and inspirational vision for Alberta’s future and a 10-year plan to unleash the province’s potential, and to identify and address some of the challenges we face.”

The report outlines how Alberta is uniquely positioned to take on three goals: prosperity – building a good life for all; economic expansion and diversification; and long-term sustainability. The report then identifies three global-scale missions: Feeding Everyone: Sustainable & Healthy Food, Energy Solutions: Low-Carbon Energy, Materials, & 矿物质与健康生活:医学 & 健康发展.

“We can write the next chapter for Alberta, 一个是故意的, 有目的的, and based on what Albertans from many geographies, 身份, 行业, 各行各业都想看,苏珊娜·皮尔斯说, 总统 & Country Chair, Shell Canada, and task force Co-Chair. “通过定义十年, we heard from thousands of Albertans about what is working in Alberta, 什么不是, and what they want their future to look like.”

·海尔萨姆's participation in the project included sitting as a member of the Advisory Committee since 2021, and providing input and feedback on the analysis, content and communication of the report and plan. 作为公共政策方面的专家, environmental policy and rural development, he also provided content expertise in those areas.

He identified two main catalysts the report recommends would drive the vision of Define the Decade. The first is an Alberta Mission Agency which would coordinate and advance the Prosperity Mission focus for Alberta. The second is the creation of a Heartland Economic Region — a province-wide collaborative network of communities working to play on the same level as similar mega-regional economic development initiatives in North America. Supporting those catalysts are multiple imperatives: being united and collaborative; advancing reconciliation; being competitive; going global; delivering good governance; acting urgently.

"This report’s plan is a major step forward for Alberta on many fronts,” says ·海尔萨姆. “It brings together a lot of public engagement and many voices, 和链接行业, 公共部门, and communities in many different ways and across policy 行业. It is also very honest about some of the realities this province needs to face, 都来自过去, 进入未来.”

关于阿尔伯塔省商业委员会

The 艾伯塔省商业委员会 is a non-partisan, for-purpose organization dedicated to building a better Alberta within a more dynamic Canada. Composed of the chief executives and leading entrepreneurs of the province’s largest enterprises, BCA members are proud to represent the majority of Alberta’s private sector investment, 创造就业机会, 出口, 研究和发展. The Council is committed to working with leaders and stakeholders across Alberta and Canada in proposing bold and innovative public policy solutions and initiatives that will make life better for Albertans.

For more on the 艾伯塔省商业委员会: businesscouncilab.com/

查阅报告全文: definethedecade.com/