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Post date: September 16, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This is part of an ongoing series of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your social media networks by the digital marketing team at the Calgary Chamber. Brand is the result of dozens,...
Post date: September 9, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This is part of an ongoing series of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your social media networks by the digital marketing team at the Calgary Chamber. Many business professionals,...
Post date: September 9, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Lauren Babuik, Junior Policy Analyst for the Calgary Chamber, looks at a new report from the Conference Board on immigrant-owned businesses. Are you passionate about policy? You might be interested...
Post date: September 2, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This post is from our president and CEO Adam Legge on the recent passing of long-time Calgary businessman Larry Ryder. I always enjoyed running into Larry Ryder, usually on Stephen Ave, because I got...
Post date: September 2, 2014
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Whether you have 100 or 500+ connections on LinkedIn, you probably struggle to remember how you came to be "connected" to many of them. Then as you are looking for that new job, a new client or...
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 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 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...