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Post date: May 26, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Since the provincial election, there have been very diverse perspectives expressed from the Calgary business community. Recently our President and CEO Adam Legge wrote a blog post, Why we’re...
Post date: May 26, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Chamber’s goal for 124 years is stated simply as “helping our members become more successful.” To do that, we need to understand what is keeping them up at night, and...
Post date: May 19, 2015
Posted by: Adam Legge
An important part of our job is to understand the priorities of government and determine how we can align those priorities with those of business. It is the art of the possible, and much of...
Post date: May 12, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This article by Chamber President and CEO Adam Legge discussing the importance of having an emergency plan for your business was originally featured on the City of Calgary blog as part of...
Post date: May 1, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
As Calgary finds itself in an economic downturn, you may find yourself feeling the pinch. Whether you are a business owner or have found yourself without a job, the Calgary Chamber has curated a...
Post date: April 27, 2015
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
With only eight short days left before Albertans go to the polls, your Calgary Chamber took some time to review the policy platforms of the major parties and assess their sensitivity to the...
Post date: March 31, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week our policy analyst, Lauren Babuik, looks at the emerging trend of cooling Canada-US relations and how this could be an opportunity to look outwards for trade...
Post date: March 26, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Prior to the provincial budget release, your Calgary Chamber declared the Alberta Advantage of the past broken and called on the provincial government to work with business to rebuild a new fiscal...
Post date: March 17, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week our policy analysts, Lauren Babuik and Iqbal Ahmed, look at how Alberta's Heritage Savings Fund compares to the fiscal discipline demonstrated by the growth of Norway's Goverment...
Post date: March 3, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week our Director of Policy, Research and Government Relations, Justin Smith, looks at a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that revereses a long-standing precedent regarding the...