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Post date: August 26, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
This is the first blog in a 6 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: August 26, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
In the past year, the Calgary Chamber has increased its focus on agri-business. Lauren Babuik, Junior Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is delving into how Russia's new retaliatory food bans...
Post date: August 19, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
The Keystone XL pipeline is an important step in Canada's energy market. Jaspreet Singh, Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is taking a look at a recent report outlining increased environmental...
Post date: August 11, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Changes to the global energy business have an effect on our city. Justin Lo, Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, is taking a look at the potential effects of de-regulating the energy industry in...
Post date: August 5, 2014
Posted by: James Callsen
Keeping the cost of doing business down is a priority for the Calgary Chamber. Justin Smith, our Director of Policy, is taking a look at how franchise fees impact the way utility costs are calculated...
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...