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Post date: July 29, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Canada’s highly recognized astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, Col. Chris Hadfield is one of the five prominent leaders scheduled to keynote this year’s The Art of...
Post date: July 28, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
For 32 years the Calgary Chamber has celebrated the best in Calgary small business through the Small Business Week Calgary Awards. Previous winners have gone on to become pillars in our community and...
Post date: July 28, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
How can citizens make our city a better place? Lauren Babuik, Junior Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is delving into procurement policies that shape some of the world's great cities. Are you...
Post date: July 21, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Calgary lost a great friend, champion and supporter of business this week. Our President and CEO, Adam Legge, is looking back at the lessons and life of Flagworks CEO Arlene Flock. For those...
Post date: July 14, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Chamber policy analyst Jaspreet Singh is taking a look at a Canadian free trade zone. Are you passionate about policy? You might be interested in joining one of our committees and you can always join...
Post date: July 2, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
In 1980 the Calgary Chamber was the first Chamber in Canada to create and Aboriginal policy committee. Lauren Babuik, Junior Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is taking a look at the recent...
Post date: June 27, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
The Calgary Chamber actively looks to advocate to all levels of government on behalf of business. Justin Lo, Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is taking a look at a new approach to budgeting at...
Post date: June 20, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Transportation makes great cities work. Lauren Babuik, Junior Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is taking a look at some ideas that came out of our innagural Great Cities seesion on a regional...
Post date: June 17, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Canada's labour force is changing. Justin Smith, the Director of Policy for the Calgary Chamber is taking a look at how improvements to immigration can improve Calgary businesses.  Are you passionate...
Post date: June 13, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
For the past year, the Calgary Chamber has been using all of its resources to help flood-affected businesses get back on their feet. As we approach the one year anniversary of the June 2013 floods,...