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Post date: July 21, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week's guest blog features a discussion on CSR, and how you can incorporate sustainable practices into your business from Bullfrog Power. In May 2015, Bullfrog Power invited...
Post date: June 30, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week Lea Storry, founder and owner of Our Corporate History and Family Lines, discusses the value and applications of writing your company's corporate history. Businesses look to...
Post date: June 26, 2015
Posted by: Adam Legge
The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce respectfully request that the government of Alberta delay any increase to the minimum wage in Alberta until more fulsome research and consultation has...
Post date: June 25, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week policy analyst Iqbal Ahmed evaluates some of the literature commonly cited in discussions on minimum wage, and analyzes how applicable it is to Alberta. Just as the very idea of a $15 an...
Post date: June 25, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
On June 25, hundreds of top business leaders from the oil and gas industry headed to theinaugral debut of the global Oil and Gas Awards in Canada, where our Member Services Director Rebecca Wood...
Post date: June 23, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week policy analyst Iqbal Ahmed digs into, and breaks down, the recent Speech from the Throne and how it affects the Calgary business community. Last week’s Throne Speech pushed for...
Post date: June 19, 2015
Posted by: Adam Legge
When I came home from work on Thursday, June 20, 2013 my wife told me she heard the Mayor on the radio saying the city was going to flood that night and following day. I thought at the time, "...
Post date: June 15, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Last week in Torino, Italy the "Oscars" for chambers of commerce took place as part of the World Chambers Competition. It is the only global awards program to recognize the most innovative...
Post date: June 11, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
A change in minimum wage can have wide-ranging implications for families, businesses, employment and overall economic growth. These potential implications, and the nuances associated with them, need...
Post date: May 29, 2015
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
The Calgary Chamber took its advocacy to Medicine Hat this past month for the Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC) Annual General Meeting, and was successful in passing all three of its 2015 policy...