|Percentage Growth (%)||5.7||3.6||3.3||3.1||1.9||2.0||1.1|
How are other cities doing?
Edmonton is the only other benchmark western Canadian city that requires business licenses for all active businesses. From 2014 to 2015, Edmonton had a 5.9% increase in business licenses to 29,980 in total. Regina, Winnipeg, and Calgary only require licenses for businesses operating in a few specific sectors.