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Post date: August 22, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Using a handy infographic, Justin Smith, Director of Policy, Research and Government Relations at the Calgary Chamber, breaks down our recent submission of a policy resolution to the Canadian...
Post date: August 8, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
We know you scrutinize every expense in your business for efficiency, especially during challenging times. That's why this week our Director of Member Services, Rebecca Wood, wrote this blog to...
Post date: July 28, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week, Calgary Chamber Senior Policy Analyst, Lauren Webber, explores the implications of Brexit for Canadian and Calgary business. Brexit 101  On June 23rd, 2016, British citizens...
Post date: July 28, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber is very excited to welcome Lauren Webber to the Department of Policy, Research and Government Relations as our new Senior Policy Analyst. Lauren will be joining a thoughtful,...
Post date: June 30, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Internal barriers to trade are one of the greatest limiters to the growth of Alberta's businesses. Here Policy Director Justin Smith discusses the advocacy work the Calgary Chamber has...
Post date: June 30, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week Calgary Chamber Policy Director, Justin Smith, discusses our recent submission of a policy resolution to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce calling for the adoption of a Canadian False Claims...
Post date: June 7, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Municipal Government Act has potential implications for business and economic growth but not many are aware of just what those implications are. In this week's blog, our Policy Director...
Post date: June 6, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Alberta's new reality involves rethinking how we do business to build a brighter future for our province, today. In this week's guest blog, ATB Financial's Director of Product Innovation...
Post date: May 30, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This past month, chambers from across Alberta met in Red Deer for the Alberta Chambers of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting and Policy Convention, where a number of resolutions were adopted...
Post date: May 24, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Over the past couple of weeks, it has been our pleasure to profile the three recipients of this year’s Calgary Chamber volunteer awards. Each year at our Annual General Meeting, we recognize...