Thursday, April 19, 2007

Price Of Prosperity

Alberta is expected to reveal it's biggest budget ever, $33 Billion over three years, which will be dedicated to the provinces infrastructure.

"The money will build and fix roads and schools and finance construction projects in Alberta, which has seen 100,000 newcomers arrive in the last year to join a roaring economy driven by soaring prices for oil and gas." Oilweek

With the province bursting at it's seams and more and more newcomers expected and desperately needed to fill the labour requirements of the oil sands, it seems a prudent action.