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An industry sector is a group of related industries. Examples are tourism and health care.

Exploring an industry sector is a great way to find out about:

  • Occupations in the industry
  • Skills and training that you would need
  • Employment outlooks
  • Changes
  • Challenges
  • Opportunities
  • Career pathways that can show you how 1 occupation leads to another

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Industry outlooks give you forecasts of industry activity in Alberta.

Opportunities and trends give you:

  • Labour market information
  • Regional forecasts within Alberta
  • Outlook for all of Canada

Invest Alberta's Industries page gives you a sense of Alberta’s key economic development initiatives and industry sectors.

Occupational profiles at OCCinfo give you in-depth information about occupations in Alberta. Try searching for industries and related keywords.

Try these suggestions

  • Enter an industry name in the search box of a search engine and explore the links.
  • Visit your nearest Alberta Supports Centre and also access career information.
  • Visit your local library and ask staff to help you research the industries you want to know more about.