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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
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: 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: January 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber is excited to announce Zoe Addington as our new Director of Policy, Research and Government Relations. Zoe grew up in Calgary, Alberta and completed two Bachelor of Arts degrees...
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...
Post date: December 14, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
A number of fundamental structural changes have been announced for our province’s unique electricity market this year, and in the last 30 days we’ve seen two new big developments that...
Post date: December 9, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber is excited to announce the addition of Gianfranco (Franco) Terrazzano to the Department of Policy, Research and Government Relations as the new Economic Policy Analyst....
Post date: November 29, 2016
Posted by: Adam Legge
The Calgary Chamber Board are the volunteer leaders of Calgary’s business community. They give of their time and expertise to help member businesses grow, and to make the business environment...