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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 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 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...
Post date: May 17, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Each year at our Annual General Meeting, we honour three outstanding volunteers who have played an impactful role not only in our organization, but to the Calgary community at large. Over the span of...
Post date: May 9, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Without these motivated and thought-provoking individuals who volunteer their time in dozens of different areas, we would not be able to carry out the...
Post date: May 6, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This is a guest blog from our partners at the Calgary Emergency Management Agency. Many Calgarians are surprised to hear there is no way for you to be automatically alerted to an emergency in your...
Post date: May 3, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Chamber. Every year over 300 business leaders in Calgary volunteer their time in dozens of different roles and it is the help of each one of them that makes...