Alberta’s Renovation Industry

You’ve decided to renovate your home. That’s great news! Renovations are a great way to have the home you have always wanted without all the hassles of moving or custom building. Did you know, that by renovating your home, you contribute to one of Alberta’s leading industries? The construction industry employs 10.5% of the labour force in Alberta. In 2016, The Canadian Homebuilder’s Association (CHBA) released statistics showing 129,288 jobs in Alberta renovations alone. That is a big number. Of those jobs, 14,457 are in Edmonton, and 14,394 in Calgary.

What is considered a renovation? A renovation is the action of developing, improving, or changing your existing home in any way. A project is still considered a renovation when a structure is built on top of an existing foundation, no matter the extent of new construction.


In 2017, Alberta had total employment of 2,286,900. The province’s construction industry employs 241,000 making an employment share of 10.5%. The industry is projected to rise an additional 1.4% by 2021.


Construction accounts for 8.8% of Calgary’s working force (2017). That’s approximately 75,000 construction jobs 14,394 of which are in the renovations category. In 2017, renovations accounted for almost 20% of the construction industry in Calgary.

In 2016, renovation investment value totaled $2.4 billion. It is one of the strongest single wealth-building industries for Calgary families. $990 million was spent on wages. This number is the total purchases for Calgary. These are major contributions to the economy.


Edmonton employs approximately 55,000 construction workers. With 14,457 employees in the renovation sector that accounts for 26% of the construction industry in the area. In 2016, renovation investment value totaled $2 billion. This helps to maintain the largest single wealth-building industry in Edmonton. $996 million was spent on wages. This number is the total purchases for Edmonton.

Ultimate Renovations

Ultimate Renovations started in 1979. We’ve been in the industry for nearly 4 decades. With over one thousand clients served and jobs completed, we’ve established ourselves as one of the renovation industry’s top companies. As a 9-time winner of the ‘Renovator of The Year Award’, we’ve employed many Albertans and invested back into the Edmonton and Calgary economies. You can rest easy now, knowing that your home has helped benefit many employees and their families who work in the renovation sector.

Information on Online Games

There are many places that offer free online games for a person to fill their spare time with. There is a countless number of people who participate in online games each day, and many of those people would admit to how addictive these games can be. If you have found yourself with spare time to fill but are unsure how to utilize this time, why not check out one of the different types of free online games available on the internet.

You can find games online to entertain anyone in many different age groups. There are several games available for young children, teenagers, and adults. Many of the games you would find online are targeted for a specific age group. The ones that are geared towards younger children are often times educational and interactive. On the other hand, the ones created for adult entertainment are usually constructed in such a way that the only thing they provide to their users is a way to beat boredom. So what are the many different types of games available on the internet today?

One of the most popular online game genres is the multi-player RPGs. These allow a massive amount of players to be in the game at the same time. The unique thing about these games is that everyone is playing their own personal game while being able to interact with the rest of the gamers who are online at that same moment. These games generally revolve around a fantasy world in which people have created characters. While playing the game you are supposed to remain in character at all times and submerse yourself into the idea of this fantasy Kingdom. Many of these games require a membership at some point to be able to progress further in the game. However, there are some available that are completely free to use.

Another popular way to fill your spare time is to play one of the millions of flash games available on the internet. You can find a game about almost anything, and these games are usually easy to beat but very addicting when playing. The type of flash game you might find online would include shooting, racing, puzzle, and other silly stress relieving games.

Children can enjoy one of many different education games available to them virtually. Almost any cartoon on television has a game that goes along with it online. The best thing about many of these games is that children are learning valuable moral or scholastic lessons without even realizing it. To them, it does not feel like a chore to play these games and in return, they are subconsciously soaking up the information that is being fed to them throughout the game.

There are millions of free online games available to play. Finding them is extremely easy and in many cases, there is not much required of your computer to play them. There are many different types of online games, that was not even touched upon in this article. It would be impossible to count the amount of free online games available to a person today. The next time you find yourself with some time to kill why not check out one of the millions of games available online.