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RPCES future Report Web2

RPCES future Report Web2

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The Premier’s Council for Economic Strategy is recommending the creation of a new Alberta Water Authority, an independent organization to ensure optimal water management across the province.

The Alberta Water Authority would report to the Environment Minister, but has clear and independent governance, sanctioned by statute. It would be funded through a regulated levy on water allocation. It will provide input into policy development and serve as the single entity with oversight for water management, including Water Information, Infrastructure and Allocation
The Premier’s Council for Economic Strategy is recommending the creation of a new Alberta Water Authority, an independent organization to ensure optimal water management across the province.

The Alberta Water Authority would report to the Environment Minister, but has clear and independent governance, sanctioned by statute. It would be funded through a regulated levy on water allocation. It will provide input into policy development and serve as the single entity with oversight for water management, including Water Information, Infrastructure and Allocation

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Published by: koosterhuis on May 09, 2011
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Repr f ePreer’s Cc frEcc Sre
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IntroducIng the councIland the challenge 2
What will the world be like in 2040? 3What we bring to this task 3A call to action or all Albertans 3
explorIng new rontIers –report summary 6
Opportunity and challenge 6Staying xed on the destination 9
mappIng the terraIn – a new senseo geography 12
Alberta cannot go it alone 12Seismic shits underway 13A strong starting place 15The risks: complacency and insularity 16Pulling together to build the North American platorm 17Opportunities urther aeld 20A new way o engaging 21
theme 1 – realIzIng the ull potentIalo our energy resources 22
Seizing opportunity/managing vulnerability 25Stimulating innovation and driving change 30Monitoring and communicating perormance 32Making the most o outside investment 33Accessing new markets 34Flagship: A Global Centre or Energy 35
theme 2 BroadenIng the economIc Base 38
A make-or-break imperative 41Beyond energy exports where the opportunities lie 45The innovation ecosystem 49World-class research capability andhighly qualied people 51Managing a undamental risk 52Flagship: An Alberta Institute orAdvanced Technology (AIAT) 54
theme 3 – preparIng to prosperIn a gloBal economy 56
The best early start or all 59Preventing a crippling epidemic 61New skills and a global mindset 63Building resilience by learning to learn 65Seeking talent around the globe 67Albertans abroad 70A ocus on young Aboriginal Albertans 71Flagship: Parity in educational outcomesor young Aboriginal Albertans 74
theme 4 – provIdIng a strong platormto sustaIn economIc growth 76
Electricity 79Land 82Transportation 84Communication 86Water 87Flagship: Alberta Water Authority 90
theme 5 InvestIng In shapIng the uture 92
Using our natural resource wealth 95Paying our way 96The challenge o volatility 98Investing to shape the uture with intentionality 100Flagship: A Shaping the Future Fund or Alberta 101
acceleratIng the journey 104
What will Alberta be like in 2040? 106Charting the course 106Leading the way 107The time to begin is now 108
appendIx a – memBers o the premIer’scouncIl or economIc strategy 109appendIx B reerences 110
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