While the rest of the world continues to suffer through economic turmoil Alberta's major cities continue to prosper.
In four year's time it's expected Calgary and Edmonton will have created 120,000 more new jobs.
The employment rate has increased by 4.1% in Calgary and 2.9% in Edmonton.
For Bill Hogg Regional Vice President of Commercial Banking at the Bank of Montreal the biggest step for business' is finding qualified people to fill those vacancies.
"The number one issue is finding enough people and the people with the right skills to fill the positions needed to grow their business" says Hogg
The significant increase means there will be an increase in housing prices and more construction in both residential and commercial centers. (JSL)