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Post date: October 28, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Scott Crockatt is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Calgary Chamber and is remembering the life of Rod Love, who passed away this week. This week we said farewell to Rod Love, a...
Post date: October 27, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
One of the biggest challenges on Twitter is building your following organically (not paying for it), this is especially true when you are starting out as you have nobody listening to share your...
Post date: October 24, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Theft in the workplace affects hundreds of Canadian businesses every year. Mark LaLonde, Director at CKR Global Solutions, is taking a look at what you can do to minimize loss from your own people....
Post date: October 24, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Justin Smith, Director of Policy for the Calgary Chamber, looks at the work of  influtential French economist Jean Tirole and his recent Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. Are you passionate about...
Post date: October 21, 2014
Posted by: Adam Legge
What the heck is going on?  Over the past few weeks, trillions of dollars of wealth and value have disappeared and what seemed like a relatively healthy and stable economic outlook for Alberta,...
Post date: October 20, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
In the neverending sea of tweets and social media comments, it can be tough to stick out, thankfully there is a very simple way to make your messages more eye catching (and readable) – and no it's...
Post date: October 20, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
This is a guest post from Wellington Holbrook, Executive Vice-President, Business & Agriculture at ATB Financial. ATB Business is active with the business community across Alberta protecting...
Post date: October 20, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
This is the third blog in a 4 part series focusing on small business as part of the lead up to Small Business Week Calgary 2014. Running from October 20-24, it strives to pay tribute to the...
Post date: October 15, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Last updated at 11:20 pm - Wednesday October 15 "Re-energization" - Turning the power back on ENMAX and The City of Calgary have indicated power is expected to come back on in the affected downtown...
Post date: October 13, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This post is from our friends at the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Consumers looking for answers on these issues or requiring assistance with their insurance questions can contact the Alberta Consumer...