The premier of Wild Rose Country wants to let foreign entrepreneurs know the province is open for business. Premier Jason Kenney recently attended the Trilateral Commission's North America Summit in Mexico City to tell the corporate world Alberta is a place in which they should consider investing. There are incentives the province has put into place, the premier says, that create an affable business environment such as job creation tax cuts.
Wheeling and dealing in business goes on at every second. The corporate world is replete with billions of dollars changing hands every day. Negotiating these deals in Alberta and elsewhere takes some hefty business acumen and likely composure coupled with tact.
For many in Wild Rose Country, the oil industry is the be all and end all. When it comes to the corporate world, Alberta seems to have difficulty with economic diversification and is still focused on the oil industry as its pot of gold. But after decades, this outlook may be becoming passé.