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Post date: December 12, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
The Calgary Chamber of Commerce has been the city’s main connector of people, ideas and stories since 1891 and exists to help make the Calgary business community more successful. Over its 126-...
Post date: November 30, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Since Confederation in 1867, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be the most important economic document that Canadian policymakers have ever signed. Since NAFTA came into effect in...
Post date: November 30, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
On Monday, November 27, the Alberta Government introduced Bill 30, an act to protect the health and well-being of working Albertans for first reading. Bill 30 brings significant changes to the...
Post date: November 30, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
The City’s Budget The City of Calgary’s budget process includes a four-year budget cycle, setting the direction for the City’s operational and capital spending. Using the four-year...
Post date: November 28, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
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...
Post date: November 28, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Given the past few years of economic hardships, now more than ever, we need our leaders to stand up for Alberta’s energy industry. We need our government and business leaders to tout the...
Post date: October 31, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Calgary Chamber Members,  All things change. In fact, it feels like the only constant these days—that things will always be changing. Change too, has come to the Calgary Chamber. ...
Post date: October 31, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Generation Energy is a public consultation about Canada’s energy future. This Government of Canada initiative seeks different perspectives about what the energy industry, and energy policies...
Post date: October 26, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
On July 18, 2017, the federal government announced some of the most sweeping changes to business tax laws seen in decades. At the Chamber, we made it our mission to advocate on behalf of your...
Post date: October 23, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Why A Calgary that Works? Things have changed since the Calgary election that took place in 2013. Back then, our great city was booming. The unemployment rate 4.6%, the price of oil was hovering...