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Post date: July 28, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
How is Calgary using infrastructure development to stimulate growth for business? Read this blog from our Policy team to find out. When it comes to business competitiveness, transportation...
Post date: July 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
In this blog, our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, unpackS what a renegotiated NAFTA may mean for business. When you’re done the blog, complete our five minute survey to let us know...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber is excited to announce the addition of Duncan Webster to the Department of Policy and Government Relations as the new Senior Policy Analyst. Duncan will be working with the rest...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This fall, Calgarians will have the opportunity to elect a mayor, councilors, and school board trustees in the 2017 Municipal Election. The advance polls are open October 4 – 11, 2017, and...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, explores what the Bank of Canada's recently hiked interest rate means for Calgary business activity and the economy. On July 12,...
Post date: July 17, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
On Monday, July 10, 2017, we hosted the Honourable Patricia Hajdu, federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, for a roundtable discussion with Calgary businesses, and...
Post date: June 28, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
With the CFTA coming into effect on Canada Day 2017, our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, has broken down the details of the agreement, along with its merits and shortcomings. As a city...
Post date: June 28, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
In this blog, our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, details the relationship between the Stampede Canvas Auction results and business confidence in Calgary. Read on to find out what the...
Post date: June 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
In this blog, Policy Director Zoe Addington outlines the policy changes made during the spring sessions, along with the work that the Chamber has done advocating on your behalf. The 2017 spring...
Post date: June 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
What kinds of new market opportunities are rising for Alberta agriculture? Read this blog from the Chamber's Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, to find out. Generating over $100...