Chamber Blog

Calgary Chamber Blog

News and opinion pieces from some of the smart minds at the Calgary Chamber.

1 - 10 of 296

Pages

Post date: February 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
A healthy relationship between City Council and our business community is vital, especially in challenging times. So when you, our members, had questions for Mayor Naheed Nenshi, we took them to the...
Post date: February 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Although President Trump's proposed border tax has a long way to go before it becomes official policy, it may have serious implications for Canada’s economy. Here our Economic Policy...
Post date: February 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber exists to help make businesses more successful, and in doing so make Calgary the best place in the country to live, work and grow a business. Today, the Chamber represents...
Post date: February 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Recent policy changes at the federal, provincial and municipal levels are increasing the cost of doing business in Calgary. The mandatory minimum wage hikes, increasing corporate tax rates, non-...
Post date: February 21, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Changes to the Alberta Labour Relations Code could potentially be looming on the horizon. That's why our Policy Director, Zoe Addington, has penned this blog to help you understand what they...
Post date: February 14, 2017
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
On Monday, February 13, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Donald Trump, in their first face-to-face meeting. Prime Minister Trudeau is the third...
Post date: February 14, 2017
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
The Calgary Chamber has been advocating to keep employer-sponsored health and dental benefits tax-free. Taxing business health and dental benefits would not simplify Canada’s tax code, increase...
Post date: February 14, 2017
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Last week, the Calgary Chamber launched its brand new Innovation Accelerator. The Accelerator – titled Ignite – is the first of its kind in the city, and designed to help local...
Post date: January 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
To help shed some light on some of the most common questions we're hearing from Calgary businesses on the carbon tax, our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, created a handy FAQ...
Post date: January 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week, Senior Policy Analyst Lauren Webber unpacks the recently announced $45 million business property tax relief program, and what it means for your company in the coming year.  Facing...